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P/ T Assessment Consultant - Temporary Position | Cape Cod Community College

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 11:35am
US - MA - West Barnstable, Company Description:Cape Cod Community College is a place of personal discovery, enrichment, and professional development for those just beginning the quest and for those at many points along the pat
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The Learning Network Blog: Skills Practice | Creating ‘Character Recipes’

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 11:10am
What “ingredients” might go into Lady Macbeth Soup? A pinch of paranoia and a pint of blood? In this writing prompt, students use recipes from The New York Times as templates for writing about characters in novels.
    





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Assistant Professor of Anthropology | Syracuse University

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 10:25am
US - NY - Syracuse, NY, Ph.D. in Anthropology with demonstrated research and teaching experience. For consideration, please complete an online application at www.sujobopps.com (Job# 070957). Applicants must attach:
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Faculty position, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Central European University | Central European University

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 10:24am
HUN - Budapest, Of particular interest would be a candidate engaged in a critical analysis of research areas that include but are not limited to the following: transnational organizations, globalization, political an
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Assistant Professor - Anthropology | Syracuse University

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 10:23am
US - NY - Syracuse, Job Description:The Department of Anthropology at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track position in historical archaeology at the Assistant Professor level effective Fall 2014.
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CALS Grant Proposal Coordinator | Cornell University

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 9:59am
US - NY - Ithaca, CALS Grant Proposal Coordinator-22714 Description  CALS Grant Proposal Coordinator (Accounts Representative IV - Band D) College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Cornell University Ithaca, N
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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 8:46am
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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Strauss: Why there’s no excuse for ‘no-excuse’ schools

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 8:00am

The “no excuses” brand of schooling is alive and well in this reform era. In this post Sigal Ben-Porath, an associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, explains why that is unfortunate. Ben-Porath’s research focuses on the politics of education policy, citizenship education, and political philosophy.

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The Learning Network Blog: Do Laws That Ban Offensive Words Make the World a Better Place?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 6:00am
Should the right to free speech trump our desire to end the use of hateful words?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Gay Marriages Confront Catholic School Rules

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 5:30am
How is the legalization of same-sex marriage in many states affecting Roman Catholic schools across the nation?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | Editing Practice, Jan. 24, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 5:10am
Can you identify the subject of a sentence from the article?
    





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Strauss: The latest bad fad in higher education

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 5:01am

Patricia McGuire is president of Trinity Washington University, a Catholic school of some 2,500 students just a few miles from where President Obama last week held its White House Summit on College Opportunity. She wasn’t invited. Instead the administration invited leaders of colleges and universities who agreed to pledge to take new steps to help students in financial need enroll and graduate; at Trinity, 80 percent of the students are already eligible for Pell grants. According to this story in the Chronicle of Higher Education, the summit was heavy with leaders from elite institutions, and that wasn’t a coincidence, given what motivated the summit. McGuire explains in the following post, which appeared in Huffington Post.

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Screen Time Study Finds Education Drop-Off

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 1:29am
According to a new study, less than half the time that children age 2 to 10 watch or interact with electronic screens is spent on what parents consider “educational” material.
    
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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | hermitage

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 54 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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National Briefing | Rockies: Colorado: Columbine High Takes Precautions After Threats

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 11:56pm
Columbine High School, where 13 people were killed in a shooting in 1999, was sealed off for several hours on Thursday after receiving three phone threats, school and law enforcement officials said.
    





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