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Present a session at the 2014 NCSS Annual Conference

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 3:18pm
Join social studies educators from around the world in Boston in November to explore the civic mission of schools in the 21st -More
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He had a dream

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 3:18pm
The November/December 2013 issue of Social Studies and the Young Learner features articles and resources on Martin Luther Kin -More
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People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can't fool the neighbors.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 3:18pm
Francis Bacon, British writer and statesman -More
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Event Coordinator (6292U) | University of California, Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 3:08pm
US - CA - Berkeley, Event Coordinator (6292U) #17282UC Berkeley - Main CampusThe University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has f
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D.C. officials recommend closure of Booker T. Washington Charter School for Technical Arts

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 2:20pm

Supporters of the Booker T. Washington Public Charter School for Technical Arts showed up in droves Tuesday night for a public hearing on whether the 15-year-old school should be allowed to continue operating.

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The Learning Network Blog: Testing the Waters: Investigating Questions About the West Virginia Chemical Spill

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 1:52pm
Ideas for teaching about the West Virginia chemical spill, either by focusing on West Virginia alone, or widening the lens to include other industrial spills, inquiries into the water supply or regulation in general.
    





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Prince George’s schedules community meetings to talk about school buildings

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 1:13pm

The Prince George’s Board of Education will hold two community meetings to discuss its plans for building and repairing schools in the district.

One meeting is scheduled for Thursday at Crossland High School in Temple Hills, and the other for Jan. 22 at Largo High School in Upper Marlboro. Both meetings will be held at 7 p.m.

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Michelle Rhee invites Twitter queries, gets a screenfull

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 12:57pm

Michelle Rhee’s call this morning at 10:25 on Twitter, saying “I’m around for a bit, does anyone have any questions for me?” was like dumping pretzels on a beach filled with hungry seagulls.

The Twitterverse lit up with questions that came fast and furious, and overwhelmingly from critics of Rhee, the former D.C. schools chancellor and current lightning rod for issues around school reform.

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Low-income students improve when funding is tied to their needs, principals can allocate it

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 12:38pm

Weighted student budgeting comes and goes in American school districts. I rarely write about it because it is difficult to describe without putting readers to sleep. It is also hard to make comparisons from one district to the next because everybody does this sort of portable student funding differently.

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Associate Director of Development, College of Human Medicine | Michigan State University

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 10:30am
US - MI - East Lansing, We invite you to consider joining the highly successful fundraising team at one of the preeminent schools of medicine in the United States, The College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University.
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$125,000 Salary for Master Middle School Teachers | TEP Charter School

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 9:59am
US - NY - New York, Learn more and apply today at http://www.tepcharter.org/apply.php $125,000 Salary for Master Middle School Teachers! Earn a $125,000 salary and join a team of master teachers at The Equity Project (T
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