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Lecturer in the Social Sciences Collegiate Division | University of Chicago (UC)

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:59am
US - IL - Chicago, The College of the University of Chicago invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in the Social Sciences Collegiate Division for a three-year term to begin on September 1, 2014. This
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Report: D.C. youth more likely to attend preschool, have health insurance

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:30am

Children in the District are attending preschool at higher rates, performing better academically and are more likely to have health insurance, according to an annual report of child well-being indicators released this week.

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Strauss: Studying Jon Snow: U-Va. offering ‘Game of Thrones’ summer course

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:26am

If “The Simpsons” can be the subject of a college course (“Simpsons and Philosophy” at the University of California Berkeley), as well as “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” (at Portland State University), it was only a matter of time before “Game of Thrones” would make it onto some course catalog. And now it has.

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Assistant, Associate or Full Librarian (non-tenure) | University of California, San Diego

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:16am
US - CA - La Jolla, Assistant, Associate or Full Librarian (non-tenure) (10-790)University Library [Special Collections & Archives / Digital Library H]University of California San DiegoSalary:Salary and level of app
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At Manhattan Preschool, Accounts of Sex Abuse Case Differ

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:39am
At least three families have hired lawyers to investigate after a popular intern was accused by a teacher of inappropriately touching children and arrested.
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Indiana A-F Difficulties Linger, Despite Bennett's Exoneration

Education Week - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 7:58am
While former Indiana state chief Tony Bennett is cleared of ethics allegations in the changing of a charter school's grade, the state is considering major changes in the grading system he championed.
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Project Analyst - Student Affairs Philanthropy Office-(7398U) #18289 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 6:55am
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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Service Metrics and Reporting Analyst (7398U) #18291 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 6:55am
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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African History and Global and Regional Studies, Visiting Professor | Saint Mary's College of California

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 6:51am
US - CA - Moraga, Saint Mary's College of California African History and Global and Regional Studies, Visiting ProfessorClosing Date/Time: Sat. 11/15/14 11:59 PM Pacific TimeSalary: Depends on QualificationsJo
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Why Do Americans Stink at Math?

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 5:00am
The Common Core should finally improve math education. The problem is that no one has taught the teachers how to teach it.
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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | National Youth Orchestra Prepares for Concerts

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 4:43am
Why do you think virtually everyone involved in this project seems to have a strong sense of the orchestra as a family or community?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | The Study Of …

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 3:26am
Test your knowledge of areas of study by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | pathos

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 185 New York Times articles in the past year.






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National Briefing | Washington: Howard Chooses Surgeon as President

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 8:04pm
The board of trustees voted to appoint Wayne A. I. Frederick, 43, the interim president, to lead the historically black university.






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McAuliffe will not appeal Virginia ruling that struck down school-takeover board

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 6:25pm

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Tuesday that he will not appeal a circuit court’s ruling that struck down a newly created state board specializing in school takeovers as being unconstitutional.

His decision effectively neutralizes state lawmakers’ efforts to hand control of the state’s worst-performing public schools to universities or private charter groups.

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Academic Coordinator - The History-Social Science Project | University of California, Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 5:25pm
US - CA - Berkeley, The History-Social Science Project at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for an Academic Coordinator appointment, with a start date of September 1, 2014. The UC Berkeley Histo
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Louisiana parents, teachers, charters sue to get the Common Core back on track

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 5:19pm

A group of parents, teachers and a foundation that runs charter schools filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) lacks the authority to withdraw his state from the Common Core national academic standards.

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