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$125,000 Salary for Master Social Studies Middle School Teachers! | The Equity Project Charter School

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:34am
US - NY - New York, Apply to teach at TEP! Featured in The New York Times and on 60 Minutes, The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School is the school that pays its teachers a $125,000 salary to work on a team of maste
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Motherlode Blog: What to Expect When You Shouldn’t Expect Lunch: A Dad’s Guide to Delivery Day

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 9:10am
Fathers are vital components of delivery day — except not vital enough that anyone cares if they get hungry or need something.






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Schools Set to Adjust to Revamped E-Rate Policies

Education Week - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 8:04am
A new version of the E-rate program will include funding for school and library wireless-technology projects, and phase out support for services that federal officials see as outmoded.
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15 Strategies for Placing Excellent Teachers in High-Need Schools

Education Week - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 8:04am
Arthur Levine shares lessons learned in the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation's efforts to attract and prepare high-ability teacher-candidates for work in struggling schools.
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Open Rank, Tenure-Track, Professor of History Modern Sub-Saharan Africa | Bucknell University

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 7:27am
US - PA - Lewisburg, Job Summary: The Department of History and the Department of International Relations at Bucknell University seek a historian of Modern Sub-Saharan Africa for a full-time, tenure-track, joint appoint
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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest, Week 8 | What Interested You Most in The Times This Week?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 7:01am
Comment here by 7 a.m. Eastern on Aug. 8 to enter this week’s contest. Our guest Penguin Young Adult author will be K.A. Harrington, and winners will be announced on Aug. 19.






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Socrates Takes a Back Seat to Business and Tech

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 7:00am
Looking to the future of a challenging profession, law schools want their students to be able to advise entrepreneurs in coming fields. That means learning quantitative skills, business and tech.
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Evaluating That Third — Boring — Year

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 7:00am
Is three years in law school one too many?
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Administrative Assistant II (4723C) #18338 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 6:52am
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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Nurse Practitioner II | University of California, San Diego

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 6:47am
US - CA - San Diego, UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment or Special Selection: Apply by 08/04/2014 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible
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Physician Assistant | University of California, San Diego

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 6:47am
US - CA - San Diego, UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment or Special Selection: Apply by 08/04/2014 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible
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Strauss: What do standardized tests actually test?

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 4:01am

What exactly do standardized tests test? In this post veteran educator Marion Brady  answers that question and its consequences for teaching and learning. Brady has written history and world culture textbooks (Prentice-Hall),  professional books, numerous  nationally distributed columns (many are available here), and courses of study. His 2011 book, “What’s Worth Learning,” asks and answers this question: What knowledge is absolutely essential for every learner? His course of study for secondary-level students, called “Connections: Investigating Reality,” is free for downloading here. Brady’s website is www.marionbrady.com.

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School Shelters Offer Limited Safety, and Even Less Comfort

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 9:29pm
Life for about 200,000 people packed into more than 80 schools serving as shelters in Gaza is full of deprivation and discomfort.






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North Carolina Budget May Raise Teacher Pay

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 8:17pm
The North Carolina Senate moved toward sealing a long-sought budget accord on Thursday, voting in favor of a $21 billion plan that would raise the salaries of public schoolteachers but impose cuts elsewhere in state government.






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