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

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 6:48am
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 Blog: What Were the Best Movies You Saw in the Past Year?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 6:00am
What do you think about the Oscar nominees this year? Did you see any of the films nominated?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | English, Jan. 17, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 5:13am
Can you choose the best adjective and verb to complete some sentences from the article?
    





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Strauss: Bad news for teachers comes in an automated phone call

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 5:00am

Despite decades of failure, merit-pay schemes for teachers continue to be pushed in states and school districts around the country. In this post, Chris Gilbert, who teaches English at a high school and community college in North Carolina, explains a new scheme in North Carolina that involves merit pay for teachers and a loss of tenure rights. Gilbert’s work has appeared on this blog and in the National Council of Teachers of English’s (NCTE) publication called English Journal. He is a 2013 recipient of NCTE’s Paul and Kate Farmer Writing Award.

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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | incorrigible

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 28 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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Lawmaker's Retirement to Open K-12 Leadership Void

Education Week - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 1:01am
U.S. Rep. George Miller, leaving Congress after four decades, helped push through game-changing legislation, including the No Child Left Behind Act.
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Federal Spending Plan Aims to Ease 'Sequester' Pain

Education Week - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 1:01am
Early education is a winner in the massive bill worked out in Congress, but key Obama initiatives come up short.
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Most D.C. residents give public schools low ratings in poll

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 01/16/2014 - 10:10pm

The share of District residents who think that the city’s public schools are performing well has more than doubled since the mid-1990s, but most continue to give low ratings to the schools, according to a new Washington Post poll.

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Spanish, Full-Time Tenure-Track Faculty #013127 | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 01/16/2014 - 9:04pm
US - WA - Bellevue,   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Spanish, the Humanities, Social Sciences or Education Native or near-native proficiency in the Spanish
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De Blasio, a Critic of Charter Schools, May Need Them for His Pre-K Agenda

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 01/16/2014 - 8:38pm
Mayor de Blasio is looking for classroom space and qualified teachers to accommodate 50,000 prekindergartners. Charter schools are willing, but not allowed to provide prekindergarten.
    





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Systems Analyst | Prairie View A&M University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 01/16/2014 - 6:26pm
US - TX - Prairie View, Minimum Education: A Bachelor's degree in Business or Economics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Engineering Technology or technology related field Minimum Experience: Three (3) to five
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Kemper Curator of Academic Programs_Davis Museum | http://www.wellesley.edu/

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 01/16/2014 - 6:07pm
US - MA - Wellesley, Ph.D. in art history preferred, with two years of relevant museum experience and demonstrated object-based teaching and research. The ideal candidate will have a range of scholarly interests and kn
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Dozens of colleges pledge to expand efforts to help students in financial need

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 01/16/2014 - 5:57pm

The auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building was so packed with college presidents and various other higher education leaders Thursday morning that the chancellor of the University of California at Berkeley, Nicholas Dirks, had to sit behind the television cameras.

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Dean, School of Education | Cairn University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 01/16/2014 - 5:40pm
US - PA - Langhorne, Candidates must possess an earned doctorate degree from an accredited college or university and possess a minimum of five years in faculty chair or other related position(s). Candidates must hold a te
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Artist-in-Residence | Drew University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 01/16/2014 - 5:20pm
US - NJ - Madison, Andrew W. Mellon Artist-in-Residence Drew University, Madison, New Jersey Drew University is seeking a visual artist with interdisciplinary interests and skills working in any medium to collabo
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Obamas praise dozens of new efforts to help needy students get into college

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 01/16/2014 - 4:53pm

President Obama and the first lady met with dozens of higher-education leaders at the White House on Thursday to promote an array of new measures that colleges and others are taking to get more students from poor families into college.

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Teachers - Early Head Start | Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 01/16/2014 - 4:32pm
US - MA - Boston, Minimum of a high school diploma/GED, with nine months of relevant experience required. Active infant/toddler Child Development Associate credential required. Must be EEC Infant/Toddler Teacher qualif
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Teacher Assistants - Head Start | Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 01/16/2014 - 4:27pm
US - MA - Boston, Minimum of a high school diploma/GED, with nine months of relevant experience working with preschool children required. Must have an active preschool Child Development Associate credential or be enrol
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In Age of School Shootings, Lockdown Is the New Fire Drill

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 01/16/2014 - 4:20pm
At the whiff of a threat, a generation growing up in the shadow of Columbine and Sandy Hook is trained to snap off the lights, lock the doors and take refuge in corners and closets.
    





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