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Yale Restricts a Fraternity After Sexual Misconduct

Education News from NY Times - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 7:04pm
The university has banned Sigma Alpha Epsilon from conducting on-campus activities until August 2016 after learning about inappropriate remarks made at an initiation ceremony.






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‘Father Unknown’ — a D.C. student writes a love poem to his father

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 5:35pm
Every year middle school students in an after-school program in the District study poetry and then write their own love poems. The young poets have written about their love for video games, cheese, football, first crushes, and often, for their moms. Read full article >>






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5/ 6 Humanities Teacher Spring Maternity Leave | The Children's Day School

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 2:47pm
US - CA - San Francisco, Responsibilities include:• Reporting to the Middle School Head• Teaching 2 sections of 5/6 humanities; one section of 5th grade humanities and one section of 6th grade humanities• Teach
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Local Food Educator - Steuben County | Cornell University

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 8:33am
US - NY - Ithaca, Local Food Educator - Steuben County-26970 Description  Specialized local food marketing and awareness program delivery is the primary role of this position.  As member of the Steuben C
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Administrative Assistant, Academic Affairs | Augsburg College

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 8:08am
US - Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse work environment. Ability to be attentive to details, be accurate, be precise. Ability to show initiative; multi-task and organize workflo
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Strauss: Five questions for teachers to ask about education technology

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 8:00am
Technology, says Gene Levinson, should serve  teachers, students and parents — not the other way around. Levinson is a research scientist, STEM educator and chief executive officer of the SmartNoter social enterprise, which offers a free iOS app that allows students and their parents to download modules developed by teachers to help them learn a broad range of courses. Here are five questions that Levinson says educators should ask about education technology, along with other information about what education technology companies should — and shouldn’t — do. This post, which I am publishing with Levinson’s permission, appeared on his LinkedIn page.Read full article >>






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Counselor | Tarrant County College

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 7:51am
US - TX - Fort Worth, Job Description Summary:Counsels and provides individual and group educational and vocational guidance services.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:• Assists individuals to underst
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Academic Advisor | San Jose State University

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 7:51am
US - CA - San Jose, Academic AdvisorSan Jose State UniversityJob ID: 23209Full/Part Time: Full-TimeRegular/Temporary:  RegularDepartment: College of Social Sciences About the Position:Programs in the College o
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Post Doctoral Teaching Fellow, Asian Studies | Bucknell University

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 7:23am
US - PA - Lewisburg, Job Summary: Bucknell University's Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Gender (CSREG) and the Departments of Religious Studies, International Relations and Political Science, invite applicat
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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT COUNSELOR | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 6:47am
US - WA - Tacoma, INTERNATIONAL STUDENT COUNSELORReq #:117235Department:MILGARD SCHOOL OF BUSINESS-UW TACOMAJob Location:UW Tacoma Posting Date:02/12/2015Closing Info:Open Until Filled Salary:Salary and benefits are c
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Strauss: More than 500 researchers sign NCLB letter to Congress: stop test-focused reforms

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 5:00am
More than 500 education researchers around the country have signed an open letter to Congress and the Obama administration about how the No Child Left Behind law should be rewritten, saying that they “strongly urge departing from test-focused reforms that not only have been discredited for high-stakes decisions, but also have shown to widen, not close, gaps and inequities.”Read full article >>






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Standards Are at Stake in a Fight Over Schools in Arizona

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 10:32pm
Officials in Arizona are battling over control of the Board of Education and the state’s schools, just one example of an increasingly fractious landscape of state education politics.






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Md. private school bans use of the ‘R-word’ on campus to promote equality

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 9:03pm
The students gathered in the historic Sandy Spring Friends Meeting House, a white clapboard building that forms the heart of the Quaker school. Normally, this was a time for quiet reflection and discussion of high school concerns like the quality of cafeteria food, driver’s education and pep rallies.Read full article >>






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Part-time Instructor – ABE / GED - Spanish | Mount Hood Community College

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 8:54pm
US - OR - gresham, MINIMUM Qualifications: Bilingual English/Spanish (oral and written) Master's degree (or higher) in Adult Education, Secondary Education or a related field OR a master's degree (or
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Strauss: Why teaching is more like basketball than baseball — and why it matters

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 4:30pm
Is teaching more like basketball, or more of an individual team sport, like baseball? And why does it matter? This post looks at the nature of teaching in an unconventional way that informs the national discussion about school reform and its focus on recruiting and retaining great teachers. This post, which I am publishing with permission, was written by Esther Quintero, a senior fellow at the nonprofit Albert Shanker Institute, and it first appeared on the institute’s blog.Read full article >>






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White House pushes back against GOP on funds for poor school children

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 4:00pm
The Obama administration on Friday said legislation passed this week by Republicans on the House education panel would rob vital federal dollars from the nation’s poorest schools and redirect them to wealthier schools.Read full article >>






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