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After Obama Spotlight, a Rural District Saw Progress, More Challenges

Education Week - August 17, 2016 - 8:46am
In a small town the president promised to help 8 years ago, here's what changed, and what didn't.
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Content and Curriculum Developer (4164U) #22062 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - August 17, 2016 - 7:47am
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, generat
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Assistant or Associate Professor | Princeton University

Latest Job Postings - August 17, 2016 - 7:27am
US - NJ - Princeton, Position Summary: The Department of Sociology seeks to hire a faculty member with institutional or organizational interests working in such areas as comparative and historical sociology, political so
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Life Skills Coach, Youth in Transition (Temporary Grant Funded) | Saginaw Valley State University

Latest Job Postings - August 17, 2016 - 7:15am
US - MI - University Center, Job Summary: JOB SUMMARY: Provide support and assist with young people who have experienced life in foster care in the development of life skills. Also conduct training for participants' mentors.
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Students continue to improve on Virginia's statewide tests

Education News from Washington Post - August 17, 2016 - 12:04am
Passage rates for reading and math Standards of Learning exams rose for the third year in a row.
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Think teachers aren't paid enough? It's worse than you think.

Education News from Washington Post - August 17, 2016 - 12:04am
A new study reveals the extent of what is called the 'pay penalty' for public school teachers.
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Why the 'good' news about new standardized test scores really isn't

Education News from Washington Post - August 17, 2016 - 12:04am
Are comparisons fair if you compare apples and oranges?
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Students, and a college president, discuss housing ad seeking people of color only

Education News from Washington Post - August 17, 2016 - 12:04am
On the controversy at the Claremont colleges after black students advertised for a non-white roommate.
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Colleges partner with training boot camps and online course providers for federal experiment

Education News from Washington Post - August 17, 2016 - 12:04am
Eight colleges will team with companies that run computer coding boot camps or online courses for an experiment that lets students pay for nontraditional training programs with federal grants and loans.
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Nicholas Dirks Resigns as Chancellor of University of California, Berkeley

Education News from NY Times - August 16, 2016 - 10:09pm
His plans to depart came amid criticism over how he had handled sexual harassment cases involving high-profile faculty members and the university’s budget.
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Michigan to Take Aggressive Action, Close Failing Schools

Education Week - August 16, 2016 - 4:31pm
Michigan's School Reform Office plans to make aggressive moves this coming school year to rid the state of failing schools—putting chronically low-performing schools on notice that they might be closed by next June.
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The Learning Network: An Invitation to Share Ideas: How Will You Be Teaching Election 2016?

Education News from NY Times - August 16, 2016 - 2:46pm
We’re curious: How will you be teaching about the candidates, issues and controversies in a contest that has been anything but business as usual? We hope to post a collection of teacher ideas in September.
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