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The Learning Network: Throwback Thursday | Jan. 22, 1973: Roe v. Wade and the Death of L.B.J.

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:08am
As you can see from the picture of the Jan. 23, 1973 New York Times front page , the death of Lyndon B. Johnson was given a larger headline than the landmark Roe v. Wade decision that was handed down the same day.






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Temporary Administrative Assistant (4722C) #19233 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 7:30am
US - CA - Berkeley, About Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generatin
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Assoicate/ Professor | Michigan State University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 6:55am
US - MI - East Lansing, Job Summary: Description: Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications for the position of Director of MSU's Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS). The appointment will be a
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Associate Director, Keyman Modern Turkish Studies Program | Northwestern University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 6:53am
US - IL - Evanston, Job Summary:The Keyman Modern Turkish Studies Program (MTS) at Northwestern University seeks an experienced scholar to fill a position in the interdisciplinary field of Turkish Studies, and to partic
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Assistant Professor of Sociology | Sam Houston State University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 6:32am
US - TX - Huntsville, Requisition: 201400035FHiring Salary: Yearly-FacultyDepartment: Dept of SociologyNature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:The Department of Sociology at Sam Houston State University announces an ope
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The Learning Network: Do You Ever Write About Challenges You Face in Life?

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 6:00am
Have you found that writing about life has helped you feel better or helped make a situation or relationship more clear?






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Sorority Anti-Rape Idea: Drinking on Own Turf

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 3:46am
For decades, national sororities have banned alcohol, but amid debate over how to address sexual assaults, many of them at fraternity parties, female students are questioning that policy.






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Strauss: What Obama didn’t mention in his State of the Union speech

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:23am
President Obama talked about a lot of things in his State of the Union message on Tuesday night, but what was striking was what he didn’t mention — at least in the education world.The big debate at the moment in education centers around No Child Left Behind and how Congress, which is taking up a rewrite of the law, will address growing concerns about annual standardized testing that the law requires in Grades 3 — 8, and once in high school. Sen. Lamar Alexander, the Republican from Tennessee who has taken over leadership of the Senate education committee, is holding his first hearing on NCLB on Wednesday.Read full article >>






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | saline

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 77 New York Times articles in the past year.






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D.C. schools to invest $20 million in efforts to help black and Latino male students

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:36pm
D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson announced a plan Wednesday to invest $20 million in new support programs for black and Latino male students in the District, including opening an all-boys college preparatory high school east of the Anacostia River.Read full article >>
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Motherlode Blog: When Measles Spreads From Disneyland, It’s a Small World After All

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:58pm
A current measles outbreak, now at 48 confirmed cases, began with a visitor to Disneyland, and quickly spread beyond those directly exposed there.






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