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International Education: Public Schools in Indonesia Feel Islamic Pressure

Education News from NY Times - Sun, 06/15/2014 - 12:02pm
Islamic influences in public schools have become a worry for some parents and teachers in Indonesia.






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Ticketing Team Lead (7561U) #18039 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 06/15/2014 - 6:34am
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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Production Control Liaison Manager (0535U) #18096 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 06/15/2014 - 6:34am
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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Lead Locksmith (8196C) #18002 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 06/15/2014 - 6:34am
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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Director of the Joan B. Kroc Institute (Faculty Position) | University of Notre Dame

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 06/15/2014 - 5:57am
US - IN - South Bend, Job DescriptionThe University of Notre Dame seeks a distinguished scholar and visionary leader to fill the position of Director of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.The Kroc
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Common Core, in 9-Year-Old Eyes

Education News from NY Times - Sat, 06/14/2014 - 10:31pm
Chrispin Alcindor, a Brooklyn fourth grader, was once a top student. But rigorous new academic standards — and the exams that accompany them — have frayed his confidence.






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High school valedictorian has a 4.0 GPA, is headed to Towson University and is autistic

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 06/14/2014 - 10:05pm

Montel Medley’s valedictory speech covered many standard themes: the Class of 2014’s transition from middle school to high school, the impact the graduates’ teachers had on their lives, and the future as many head to college and the beginnings of careers.

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U.S. schools develop a nicer version of gym class

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 06/14/2014 - 6:34pm

The cavernous gymnasium at Patriot High School can be intimidating for 15-year-old Kristin Ansah. When students break out the hockey sticks before gym class, she ducks for cover.

“I don’t work out,” she said. “I don’t play sports.”

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At Commencement, Obama Mocks Lawmakers Who Deny Climate Change

Education News from NY Times - Sat, 06/14/2014 - 5:47pm
Speaking at the University of California, Irvine, President Obama likened those who deny climate change to people who would have told John F. Kennedy, at the dawn of the space program, that the moon “was made of cheese.”
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Four gifted writers share doubts about gifted education

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 06/14/2014 - 4:16pm

I am among those people who think gifted education classes are usually a waste of time and money. It’s better to give super-bright kids a library card or a computer with a Web connection and get out of their way.

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Commencement Speakers: Graduates Cautioned: Don’t Shut Out Opposing Views

Education News from NY Times - Sat, 06/14/2014 - 4:14pm
Several commencement speakers this spring advocated tolerance in the wake of protests that drummed away others who had been invited.






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Op-Ed Columnist: Oversharing in Admissions Essays

Education News from NY Times - Sat, 06/14/2014 - 2:30pm
The raw and revelatory admissions essay reflects the blinding competition to get into elite schools.
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Strauss: ‘If you truly cared’ — angry president of largest teachers union sends message to school reformers

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 06/14/2014 - 12:30pm

It’s been a bad week for teachers unions — what with a California judge tossing out state statutes providing job protections for teachers and attendant publicity, including an article in Politico Pro with the headline, “The Fall of Teachers’ Unions‘. But let’s face it: Headlines have been screaming for years that teachers unions were “under siege.”

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Strauss: Superintendents on Common Core: ‘Slow down to get it right’

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 06/14/2014 - 12:15pm

The American Association of School Administrators just released a new report calling for policymakers to slow down the implementation of the Common Core State Standards and aligned standardized tests because educators need more time to “get it right.”

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Economic View: Finding Shock Absorbers for Student Debt

Education News from NY Times - Sat, 06/14/2014 - 9:35am
How to insure against the risks of investing in a college education? Allow student loan payments to rise and fall with the borrower’s income.
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Strauss: ‘ I have very real concerns about the sustainability of public education’ — Virginia teacher’s ‘painful’ decision to quit

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 06/14/2014 - 9:10am

Josh Waldron is an award-winning teacher in Waynesboro, Virginia — or rather, was an award-winning teacher in Waynesboro, Virginia. In the following sobering post, Waldron explains why he made the “tough decision” to leave the classroom after six years, during which he won four teaching awards. It isn’t that he didn’t love teaching. He did.

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Director of Constituent & Scholarship Programs | University of California, Riverside

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 06/14/2014 - 8:50am
US - CA - Riverside, In consultation with the Associate Executive Director, the Director of Constituent & Scholarship Programs is responsible for developing and directing a comprehensive program to actively engage UC
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Learning Disability Specialist | Foothill-DeAnza Community College District

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 06/14/2014 - 7:54am
US - CA - Los Altos Hills, Foothill-De Anza Community College DistrictLearning Disability SpecialistAnnouncement #: 14-102Campus: De Anza CollegeRequired Documents: Resume, Transcript(s)Number of Working Months: 11 MonthsSalar
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DIRECTOR OF TICKET SALES | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 06/14/2014 - 7:53am
US - WA - Seattle, DIRECTOR OF TICKET SALESReq #:108985Department:INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICSJob Location:Seattle Campus Job Location Detail:Husky Stadium and Athletic FacilitiesPosting Date:06/13/2014Closing Info:Open U
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Math Program Assistant (4549U) #18091 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 06/14/2014 - 6:39am
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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