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Executive Assistant 3 (7384U), #18195 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 6:50am
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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_____Assistant III (4722C) #18159 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 6:50am
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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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | California’s Extreme Drought, Explained

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 4:30am
Why do you think Californians have been able to reduce their water consumption by only 5 percent so far?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | America’s First Ladies

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 3:33am
Test your knowledge of America’s first ladies by playing our crossword.






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Community Financial Centers Financial Services Manager | Cleveland Neighborhood Progress

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 3:29am
US - OH - Cleveland, Community Financial Centers (CFC), a region wide initiative seeks to improve the economic security of residents by providing high quality, professionally delivered one-on-one financial consultation t
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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | diffuse

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in 154 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Corinthian Colleges details plan to sell 85 campuses, close 12 others

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 7:49pm

The for-profit company Corinthian Colleges detailed plans Monday to sell 85 of its career-education campuses nationwide and shutter a dozen others, including two outposts operating under the Everest brand in the Washington region.

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One in four students in Prince George’s County fails to graduate in four years

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 6:46pm

As most school districts across the Washington region and the nation experienced rising high school graduation rates during the past decade — including the highest national graduation rate in history — Prince George’s County continued to lag behind in its effort to get students a diploma, moving against the national trend.

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Assistant/ Associate Professor- Psychology/ Sociology | Benedictine University at Springfield

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 5:16pm
US - IL - Springfield, Qualifications: Requires a PhD in Sociology or a PhD/PsyD in Psychology; at least two years teaching experience; at least three years in field of specialty (counseling, social work); must be tech-savv
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Obama administration wants better teachers for nation’s poor schools

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 4:31pm

The Obama administration is ordering states to devise strategies to get better teachers into high-poverty classrooms, correcting a national imbalance in which students who need the most help are often taught by the weakest educators.

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Web Design & Multimedia Production Coordinator | Colorado State University/LSC Colab Marketing Shop

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 4:29pm
US - CO - Fort Collins, Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, art, computer science, computer mediated communication, technical communication, or related area of study, and three or more yea
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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | July 1-7, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 4:01pm
How well did you follow the news this week? Test yourself to see how you do against others.






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Prince George’s the latest school system to face debate over planned cellphone towers

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 4:00pm

Prince George’s County has become the latest school system in the Washington region to become locked in a debate over building cellphone towers on school property.

Montgomery County officials recently abandoned plans to have a cellphone tower built at Wootton High School in Rockville after an uproar from parents. And this year, a company withdrew its plans to build a tower at Piney Orchard Elementary School in Anne Arundel County after community opposition and issues with zoning.

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Obama Highlights Push for Better Skilled Teachers

Education Week - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 3:16pm
President Barack Obama brought forward a new administration effort Monday to place quality teachers in schools that need them the most.
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NEA wants Duncan's resignation

Education Week - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 3:16pm
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Behind Ivy Walls: More on American Colleges’ Standing in the World

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 2:55pm
Defenders of the supremacy of United States universities are using arguments that don't stand up to scrutiny.
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Monica Warren-Jones to step down from D.C. education board

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 1:46pm

Monica Warren-Jones, who represents Ward 6 on the D.C. State Board of Education, announced this weekend that she will not seek reelection in November.

Warren-Jones said she is leaving the board to focus on improving social services and housing for the city’s disadvantaged children and families.

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Motherlode Blog: Watching the World Cup, and Watching Children See Dishonesty Pay Off

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 1:14pm
We sports fans often think that had it not been for the other team’s misbehavior, our team would have won. In soccer, that’s more likely to be true—which makes soccer more difficult to watch with kids.






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