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Motherlode Blog: Simple Solutions for Back-to-School Student Organization (Sorry, No Trapper Keeper)

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:28am
Once, the Trapper Keeper promised to solve your organizational woes while simultaneously elevating you to cool-kid status. Today’s organizational systems should be even simpler (no gadgets required).






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The Learning Network: Throwback Thursday | Philippe Petit Walks Tightrope Between the Twin Towers

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 8:17am
On Aug. 7, 1974 Philippe Petit walked a tightrope between the twin towers, later telling The Times, “If I see three oranges I have to juggle, and if I see two towers I have to walk.”






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Assistant - Social and Political Theory | Stanford University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 7:29am
US - CA - Palo Alto, Assistant - Social and Political TheoryJob Number: STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Stanford, CA., has an opening for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in SOCIAL and POLITICAL THEORY.  T
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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 7:25am
US - WA - Seattle, The Department of Urban Design and Planning invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Environmental Planning to start September 15, 2014. We seek candidates
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ACADEMIC ADVISOR | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 7:25am
US - WA - Tacoma, ACADEMIC ADVISORReq #:111088Department:UW TACOMA: ACADEMIC ADVISING CENTERJob Location:UW Tacoma Posting Date:08/06/2014Closing Info:Open Until Filled Salary:Salary and benefits are competitive. Sala
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TEACHING ASSISTANT | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 7:25am
US - WA - Seattle, TEACHING ASSISTANTReq #:110634Department:WOMEN STUDIESAppointing Department Web Address:http://depts.washington.edu/gwssJob Location:Seattle Campus Posting Date:08/06/2014Closing Info:Closes On 08/2
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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Comic-Con 2014

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 7:08am
Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | European Spacecraft Pulls Alongside Comet

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 4:30am
What clues do you think scientists might uncover about our solar system by studying a comet in such close detail?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Natural Resources

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 3:35am
Test your knowledge of natural resources by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | melee

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 12:04am
This word has appeared in 82 New York Times articles in the past year.






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New York City Libraries Struggle to Meet Demand for English-Language Classes

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 8:08pm
In a city where about 3.9 million residents speak a language other than English at home, the classes are so popular that people in some neighborhoods stand in line for hours to sign up.






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Prince William schools restrain, seclude disabled kids frequently, inquiry finds

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 7:19pm

Federal civil rights officials have found that two Prince William County public schools for students with emotional disabilities frequently restrained, secluded and removed children from classrooms in a “one-size-fits-all” approach to behavior management that took away instructional time and did not account for individual student needs.

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Proposal to quash dissent on University of Virginia’s governing board is abandoned

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 4:46pm

A proposal meant to silence dissenters on the governing board of Virginia’s flagship public university was officially scuttled Wednesday, days after state lawmakers raised an outcry.

The initial version of a “statement of expectations” for the University of Virginia’s Board of Visitors had stated that board members should not speak out publicly on board decisions — “whether past, present or imminent” — without permission from the board’s leader. The proposal drew sharp criticism after it surfaced publicly last week.

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