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Strauss: Is Boston’s school district eliminating history department as part of Common Core?

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 1:13pm

The Boston public schools district found itself in the position of having to issue a public statement denying that it was eliminating its history and social studies department after someone posted on the Web that it was and the news went viral in the education world. Historians assumed it was true and rightly flipped out.

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High school graduations under way in Montgomery, with some big-name speakers

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 12:58pm

Montgomery County’s Class of 2014 is expected to hear from a line-up of prominent graduation speakers, including Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D), U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez and Donald B. Verrilli Jr., solicitor general of the United States.

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Prince George’s adds another college grad to its school board: Edward Burroughs III

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 12:01pm

With two of its eight members holding bachelor’s degrees, the Prince George’s County Board of Education had fewer college graduates two years ago than any other school system in the Washington region.

But the number of college graduates has changed dramatically over the past year since a new law went into effect that gave County Executive Rushern L. Baker III (D) and the County Council the authority to appoint members to the board.

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Bits Blog: Federal Regulators Seek to Stop Sale of Students’ Data

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 11:31am
ConnectEDU, a college and career planning site that collected student data, has proposed selling information as part of bankruptcy proceedings.






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Part Time Faculty in Psychology | Eastern Connecticut State University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 10:15am
US - CT - Willimantic, The Psychology Department at Eastern Connecticut State University invites applications from people who can teach part-time to start as soon as August 2014. We are always looking for individuals who c
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Motherlode Blog: When a Family Move Falls Through: ‘Who Died and Made Me Not Boss?’

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 10:06am
When finances fall through, a planned move home to the United States falls through as well.






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Children, Parents Are Embracing the Walking School Bus

Education Week - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 8:19am
For a growing number of children in some states, the school day starts and ends in the same way—they walk with their classmates and an adult volunteer to and from school.
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Contentious Battle Brews for California's K-12 Chief

Education Week - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 8:04am
Incumbent Tom Torlakson and top rival Marshall Tuck are fighting to set themselves apart in the heated June 3 primary race for California's top schools post.
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The Learning Network: How Has Exercise Changed Your Health, Your Body or Your Life?

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 7:10am
What benefits does physical exercise offer?






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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 6:12am
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: 6 Q’s About the News | A Boat With a History in Letters and Science Awaits Its Next Chapter

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 4:27am
Where is the Western Flyer? Why is there a conflict about its location?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | History, May 27

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 4:15am
Answer this question about India’s history.






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Everyday Economics: Is College Worth It? Clearly, New Data Say

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 12:12am
The pay gap between college graduates and everyone else rose to a record high last year, suggesting there are too few graduates.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | precipitous

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 85 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Campus Killings Set Off Anguished Conversation About the Treatment of Women

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 11:48pm
Friday’s fatal rampage in Southern California has given rise to anguished talk about the ways women are perceived sexually and the violence against them.
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