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With Philadelphia Shortfall, Schools Face Renewed Cuts

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 7:24pm
About 2,350 jobs could be eliminated next year unless the district finds funding to bridge its new shortfall, the superintendent said.
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Social Studies Teacher (Grade 5-6) | The Congressional Schools of Virginia

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 6:32pm
US - VA - Falls Church, Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree; minimum 2 years’ experience teaching Social Studies, History, and/or World Geography preferred to middle school students, preferably in
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Strauss: Oklahoma school district accepts Bible curriculum that says sinners must ‘suffer’ for disobeying God

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 6:03pm

A suburban Oklahoma City public school district has adopted a curriculum for high schools that its backers say uses Bible stories to teach subjects such as history and the arts and that says all sinners must “suffer the consequences” of disobeying God. It also says that some U2 songs are based in the Psalms.

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Strauss: Does it pay to obsess on where your kid goes to school?

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 2:30pm

We all know people who seem to spend all of their time obsessing about where their children are going to go to school, as if there is a magical place that will ensure success. Jack Schneider, an assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross, looks at this phenomenon. He is the author of two books, including “From the Ivory Tower to the Schoolhouse: How Scholarship Becomes Common Knowledge in Education.” Currently, he is engaged in a civil debate about education reform with Michelle Rhee in the Education Week blog K-12 Schools: Beyond the Rhetoric.

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E-Learning Manager | National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 1:37pm
US - DC - Washington, QUALIFICATIONS Minimum of five years of experience leading the creation and execution of innovative training curriculum around various facets of grassroots organizing, advocacy, fundraising, or
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Learning Skills Specialist/ Counselor | University of California, Riverside School of Medicine

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 12:59pm
US - CA - Riverside, 1. Doctorate or Master's Degree in Education, Psychology, Learning Disabilities or related field; and six years of related experience in a college-level student support service preferably in a learnin
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Off the Charts: Fewer U.S. Graduates Opt for College After High School

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 12:41pm
From a high point of 70.1 percent in 2009, the percentage of new graduates going to college dropped to 65.9 percent last year, the lowest figure in a decade.
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Connecticut high school student killed in attack at school

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 12:28pm

A high school student in Connecticut was killed Friday morning after an attack by another student that led to a lockdown, an evacuation and yet another nightmarish scene at a school.

The attack occurred at around 7:15 a.m. at Jonathan Law High School in Milford, Conn., according to Keith L. Mello, the chief of police in Milford.

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Director of Global Studies | Loyola University Maryland

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 12:09pm
US - MD - Baltimore, Loyola University MarylandDirector of Global StudiesLoyola University Maryland invites applications for a Director of Global Studies. JOB DESCRIPTION: Loyola University seeks a Director for its growi
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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 12:08pm
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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James Baldwin, Born 90 Years Ago, Is Fading in Classrooms

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 12:00pm
James Baldwin, the Harlem-born author of the classic “Go Tell It on the Mountain,” was born 90 years ago this year, and educators are trying to inspire renewed interest in his work.






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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 11:20am
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.






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SLPS Coordinator (7376U) #17755 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 11:08am
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 Director of Marketing & Art Programs (7552U) #17773 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 11:08am
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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Strauss: Obama plans new regulation on colleges of education

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 10:27am

The Obama administration’s obsession with standardized test scores knows no bounds. The newest example: a plan to spend millions of dollars to reward those colleges of education whose graduates, among other things, are successful in raising their students’ standardized test scores.

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Motherlode Blog: A Single Adoptive Mother — in 1937

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 9:24am
In 1937, the editors of Ladies Home Journal published an essay, “I Just Adopted a Baby!” It was just another piece about the joys and challenges of family life — but this time, from the perspective of a single working parent.






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The Learning Network: Guest Post | Get Ready for College Writing by Learning to Revise

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 8:30am
Do you have your students revise their essays? In this post a guest blogger from Haverford College offers advice to bridge the gap between high school and college writing by teaching students the process of revision.






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The Learning Network: Editorial Contest Winner | Why I, a Heterosexual Teenage Boy, Want to See More Men in Speedos

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 8:16am
We’re publishing one of the Top 10 winners of our Student Editorial Contest each day. This essay is by Noah Spencer.






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The Learning Network: How Common Is Drug Use in Your School?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 8:07am
Do you think your school’s administrators and teachers should be alarmed?






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Strauss: AFT asks Pearson to stop ‘gag order’ barring educators from talking about tests (update)

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 6:00am

(Update: Pearson responds to Weingarten)
American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten is sending a letter (see below) to the executives of Pearson, the world’s largest education company, asking them to stop a ”gag order” that is part of their $32 million contract with New York state to design new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core. The “gag order” bars teachers and principals from talking publicly about what’s on the exams, including any mistakes that educators find.

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