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Science Teacher, Widener Partnership Charter School | Widener University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 2:11pm
US - PA - Chester, Qualified applicants must possess the appropriate PA certification pursuant to the Highly Qualified Teacher clause of the No Child Left Behind Act; applicants must also have current PA background chec
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Assistant/ Associate Professor, K-12 Educational Leadership, IT | Widener University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 2:04pm
US - PA - Chester, Required qualifications include an Ed. D. or Ph.D. in Educational Leadership or closely related discipline, recent administrative experience in K-12 schools as a leader in technology, experience teach
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Sr. Multimedia & Classroom Support Analyst | Widener University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 2:01pm
US - PA - Chester, Required qualifications include a bachelor’s; three to five years of audiovisual, instructional technology or closely related experience; and demonstrated knowledge of equipment set-up skills an
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Campus Safety Officer (part-time) | Widener University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 1:56pm
US - PA - Chester, Required qualifications include a High School Diploma or equivalent; a minimum of one (1) year of experience in a customer service or security related field; and a valid Driver’s License. 
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Campus Safety Corporal | Widener University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 1:52pm
US - PA - Chester, Required qualifications include a High School Diploma or equivalent; a minimum of two (2) years of experience in a security related field; and a valid Driver’s License.  Candidate must have
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Fla. Board of Ed. Weighs Changes to Common Core

Education Week - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 1:48pm
Education Commissioner Pam Stewart defended proposed changes to the Common Core, saying they will set Florida apart and strengthen the state's academic standards.
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Afterschool Mentor, Widener Partnership Charter School | Widener University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 1:46pm
US - PA - Chester, Qualified applicants must have a High School diploma or equivalent; experience working with children; proficient in the use of computers, internet and software programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPo
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Associate Director of Development | Widener University, School of Law DE campus

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 1:39pm
US - DE - Wilmington,   Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree; three to five years of professional fundraising experience; experience with direct mail and experience with face to face solicitati
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D.C. schools change IMPACT evaluations for principals

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 1:27pm

D.C. Public Schools officials have changed how they evaluate principals in response to complaints that the previous system — which rated more than half of the city’s principals below “effective” — was unfair and too tightly hitched to student test scores.

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Strauss: Why teachers can’t reach every child: a case study

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 12:30pm

Larry Cuban, a former high school teacher and superintendent who now teaches at Stanford University, posted two pieces on his School Reform and Classroom Practice blog that are unusual because they are about students whom he tried to reach but could not. The posts are poignant and speak broadly to the extraordinary problems that some students bring to school and that teachers are expected to somehow handle. I am publishing the second of Cuban’s pieces below, and you can find the first part of “Harold, William, Victor, and Me,” here.

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100 Va. school boards oppose state takeover board

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 12:22pm

One hundred school boards across Virginia — more than 75 percent of the total — have passed resolutions in support of a lawsuit challenging a state board approved by the General Assembly last year to take over the most chronically struggling schools in the state.

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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Reconsidering Life Sentences for Juvenile Offenders

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 12:18pm
How have state justice systems responded to two recent Supreme Court rulings about the use of mandatory life sentences for juveniles convicted of crimes like murder?
    





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Montgomery moves forward on plan to remedy mismanagement at special education school

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 12:14pm

Montgomery school leaders are moving forward with a plan to make payments to students at a special education school for withdrawals from their school-arranged bank accounts, in spite of strong criticism that the proposal is inadequate.

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