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Ken Burns, Henry Louis Gates to speak at NCSS 2014

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Filmmaker Ken Burns and historians Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Eric Foner headline the notable list of conference speakers.  -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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Beware of the man who won't be bothered with details.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:13pm
William Feather, American publisher -More
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The Learning Network Blog: Weekly News Quiz | April 1-7, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 1:50pm
A title-winning game, a Supreme Court ruling, a retirement announcement and an anniversary: How many of the 10 questions in this week’s news quiz can you answer correctly?






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Workforce Education Director, BFET and LTO Programs | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 1:48pm
US - WA - Bellevue, Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree and two years of professional experience in human resources, student development, business management, employment and/or social ser
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Langley High School students heading to (mock) trial

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 1:43pm

The students at Langley High School in McLean are going to court, taking part in a mock trial Tuesday as part of its annual case day event examining Supreme Court decisions.

The program allows the students at the school to learn more about the country’s highest court in the land, the constitution and how decisions by the justices affect the lives of Americans.

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Internal Control Accountant | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 1:42pm
US - WA - Bellevue, MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field. Three years of experience working in an accounting position Advanced Excel skills Must be able to work in
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Associate Director, North Campus Operations | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 1:38pm
US - WA - Bellevue, Bachelors degree or Associates degree in a field such as business administration or adult education, and a minimum of five years of related work experience. Experience in supervising and ma
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Ten trends from The Post’s new top high schools list

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 1:22pm

Since the America’s Most Challenging High Schools list began in 1998, I have learned something new every year. For instance, a surprise trend of rejecting football has appeared. Here are some other key lessons of the 2014 version that just launched:

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Strauss: The one thing I sort of like about 2014 Most Challenging High Schools list

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:01pm

Every year my fantastic Post colleague Jay Mathews takes a great deal of time to assemble his list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools, and he’s just done it again for his 2014 list, which you can read all about here. And just about every year, I write something about why I find the list troubling.

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There are no students at Thomas Jefferson High today. Why?

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:40am

The classrooms at the elite Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology are empty today. The school’s students are at home, on a Monday, while thousands of teens at other Fairfax County high schools take part in regular classes.

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Obama announces federal grants to help prepare students for careers

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:37am

President Obama visited a high school in Prince George’s County on Monday to announce the recipients of a new federal grant that is designed to better align the education system to meet the demands of the labor market.

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Sidebar: Unofficial Enforcer of Ruling on Race in College Admissions

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:22am
Edward Blum, the force behind a case limiting the use of race in admissions, is seeking plaintiffs for further suits against universities that he says have resisted the decision.






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N.Y.C. Hustles to Make Use of Pre-K Windfall

Education Week - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 7:57am
Advocates see a state budget deal pouring money into preschool as a big win for the city, though other parts of the state may be less poised to take advantage.
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Advocates Worry Sex Education Failing Mississippi Students

Education Week - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 7:52am
With few directives for implementation, advocates say Mississippi's sex education law falls woefully short of educating students.
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