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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Nov. 10-16, 2015

Education News from NY Times - November 17, 2015 - 7:43am
Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.









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An insider's view of community college reforms

Education News from Washington Post - November 17, 2015 - 7:33am
A faculty member at a northeastern community college comments on reforms aimed at making the two-year schools more useful to students, and the nation.









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Adjunct Faculty - Foundations and Social Advocacy | State University of New York (SUNY) at Cortland

Latest Job Postings - November 17, 2015 - 6:08am
US - NY - Cortland, Summary of Position: The department is establishing a pool of applicants to fill potential part-time temporary teaching positions and full-time visiting faculty position openings. (Please note: FT V
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Should all students be proficient in algebra to graduate?

Education News from Washington Post - November 17, 2015 - 5:30am
An associate professor in math asked friends, family, colleagues in other academic disciplines, and even strangers on Twitter, how they use math and which concepts and skills are important to them in their work and daily life.









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The Learning Network: What Role Should the Police Have in Schools?

Education News from NY Times - November 17, 2015 - 5:00am
Is there a better alternative to using police officers and the criminal justice system for most student behavior issues?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Anne Frank’s Diary Gains ‘Co-Author’ in Copyright Move

Education News from NY Times - November 17, 2015 - 4:30am
What justification does the Swiss foundation that holds the copyright to the book provide for adding a “co-author”?









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Concrete victories won by the anti-testing movement (so far)

Education News from Washington Post - November 17, 2015 - 4:28am
A new report looks at what's going on around the country.









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | floe

Education News from NY Times - November 17, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 13 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Assistant Professor in Development Studies | University of Calgary

Latest Job Postings - November 16, 2015 - 7:03pm
CAN - AB - Calgary, The preferred candidate will have a Ph.D. in a social sciences discipline, with evidence or strong potential for interdisciplinarity. The preferred candidate must demonstrate research excellence throu
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Assistant Professor of Anthropology | University of Louisville, Department of Anthropology

Latest Job Postings - November 16, 2015 - 7:00pm
US - KY - Louisville, The Department of Anthropology at the University of Louisville invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Anthropology, beginning August 2016. With this position, we seek a cultur
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When terror strikes, here’s what you should tell children

Education News from Washington Post - November 16, 2015 - 6:58pm
Parents, teachers should not avoid the attacks, expert says, as even the youngest may need to talk.









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Anthropology Instructor, Tenure Track | Truckee Meadows Community College

Latest Job Postings - November 16, 2015 - 6:57pm
US - NV - Reno, Minimum Qualifications: 1. Master’s degree in Anthropology from a regionally accredited institution. 2. One year (30 semester credits) of experience teaching at the college level. 3. Knowledg
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Montgomery County moves ahead with plans to scrap high school finals

Education News from Washington Post - November 16, 2015 - 6:42pm
School board members give final approval to policy revisions in the face of teacher opposition.









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Harvard evacuates four buildings after bomb threat; all are now cleared by police

Education News from Washington Post - November 16, 2015 - 6:27pm
The university announced an unconfirmed bomb threat Monday afternoon and began evacuating three classroom buildings and a dormitory.









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From Selma to Alexandria: Civil rights leader shares lessons with students

Education News from Washington Post - November 16, 2015 - 5:41pm
Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) spoke to Alexandria’s T.C. Williams High on the school’s 50th anniversary.









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Assistant/ Associate Professor of Ancient History | University of Northwestern St Paul

Latest Job Postings - November 16, 2015 - 5:36pm
US - MN - Roseville, For full consideration, applications (including cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts, and the institution-specific form, including supplemental questions) should be submitted by
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Teacher - Kindergarten | Citizens of the World KC

Latest Job Postings - November 16, 2015 - 5:28pm
US - MO - Kansas City, The ideal teacher will have: • A master’s degree and Missouri Early Childhood Certification (for teaching K-3rd grade) • Minimum of two years experience teaching early elementary grades • Demons
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Clinton says ‘no evidence’ that teachers can be judged by student test scores

Education News from Washington Post - November 16, 2015 - 4:39pm
She slams a key tenet of Obama administration education policies during closed-door chat with teachers.









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For-Profit College Operator EDMC Will Forgive Student Loans

Education News from NY Times - November 16, 2015 - 4:37pm
As a result of a settlement over its recruitment practices, the Education Management Corporation will forgive loans to about 80,000 students.









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