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'Go On' campaign gets an overhaul

Education Week - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 8:14am
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The Learning Network: Summer 2014 on The Learning Network

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 7:38am
As we do every summer, we’ll be scaling back our offerings a bit this June, July and August in order to make time for planning and experimentation. Here’s what you can find daily and weekly.






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Adjunct Faculty Credit - Anthropology | Harper College

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 6:21am
US - IL - Palatine, Job Description: Teaching Introduction to Anthropology with ability to cover four major sub-fields of Anthropology; Physical Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, Archaeology and Linguistics.Duties of
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Adjunct Faculty Credit - Sociology | Harper College

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 6:21am
US - IL - Palatine, Job Description: Duties of Position: Education Requirements: A Master's degree in Sociology plus 15 hours in the field.A master's degree in a related field and substantial and acceptable course work
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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 6:15am
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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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Ancient Egypt

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 4:54am
Test your knowledge of ancient Egypt by playing our crossword, then exploring related Times and Learning Network resources.






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Unrest in Iraq

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 4:34am
How has the escalating violence in Iraq provoked reactions from world leaders like President Obama?






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The Learning Network: Found Poem Favorite | ‘Wind and dust, not flame and steel’

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 3:56am
This poem, by Ibante S., is one of the 11 winners of our fifth annual Found Poem Student Contest.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | irretrievable

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 12:05am
This word has appeared in 12 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Success Academy Charter Schools Force Mayor Bill de Blasio to Confront New Law

Education News from NY Times - Sun, 06/15/2014 - 10:21pm
The Success Academy Charters Schools group’s aim to double in size by 2016 forces Mayor Bill de Blasio to choose between two troublesome options.






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Strauss: Starbucks to offer employees free tuition to complete online bachelor’s degree

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 06/15/2014 - 9:13pm

Starbucks is planning to announce on Monday a new plan to offer full tuition reimbursement to thousands of  its employees to complete a bachelor’s degree online — with no mandate to stay with the company after graduation.

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Strauss: Arne Duncan issues new statement with the ‘right lessons’ from Vergara trial

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 06/15/2014 - 8:27pm

In case you weren’t sure what to think about last week’s verdict in the “Vergara trial” — in which a Los Angeles judge tossed out state statutes giving job protections to teachers — Education Secretary Arne Duncan issued a new statement Sunday offering what he thinks are the “right lessons” from the case.

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Starbucks to Provide Free College Education to Thousands of Workers

Education News from NY Times - Sun, 06/15/2014 - 7:53pm
Through an unusual arrangement with Arizona State University, the company will pay for its workers to earn college degrees.






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D.C. officials seek stronger oversight of charter schools after recent fraud allegations

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 06/15/2014 - 7:51pm

Recent fraud allegations against leaders at two D.C. public charter schools have illuminated what city officials are calling a gap in their ability to effectively oversee the financial dealings of the fast-growing charter school sector.

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