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Education Week - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 3:13pm
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Transition

Education Week - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 3:11pm
Matthew Blomstedt was chosen as Nebraska's new education commissioner, effective Jan. 2.
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Area school districts offer different reactions to cold weather

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 2:57pm

School districts throughout the Washington region reacted differently to the forecasts of frigid temperatures Tuesday, with some opting to open as usual, others deciding to close for the day and some delaying their start by two hours.

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Fairfax foreign language programs lottery open

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 1:19pm

Fairfax County parents may now register their elementary school-aged children for a lottery to enter specialized foreign language programs. The registration for the world language immersion programs for kindergarten and first-grade students will be open until Feb. 14, at 4:30 p.m. Parents will be notified if their children are accepted by late March for first grade and late May for kindergartners.

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Director of Development | Ancilla Systems, a support ministry of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 1:12pm
US - IN - Hobart, QUALIFICATIONS The Director of Development will be able to articulate the nature and mission of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ and will have the capacity for demonstrating and implementing se
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Strauss: A sobering way to start 2014

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

In the current issue of The American Prospect, Richard Rothstein reviews Patrick Sharkey’s “Stuck in Place,” a 2013 book that helps explain the persistent failure of educational policy to spur the upward mobility of low-income African American youth. Here’s a piece on the findings in the book by Rothstein, research associate at the Economic Policy Institute, a non-profit organization created to broaden the discussion about economic policy to include the interests of low- and middle-income workers. This appeared on the EPI website.

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Assistant Professor of Social Work | Eastern Connecticut State University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 10:23am
US - CT - Willimantic, Eastern Connecticut State University BSW Social Work Program Tenure Track Faculty Search   Department: Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work Position:  Assistant P
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Students' Shifting Marijuana Views Tied to Legalization Push

Education Week - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 9:45am
Some experts are blaming campaigns to legalize marijuana for rises in the numbers of teenagers who use the drug or view its regular use as harmless.
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State Lawmakers Face Tough Choices on Common Core

Education Week - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 9:45am
Implementation of the common standards is likely to be a hot topic for legislators in a number of states as their 2014 sessions get rolling.
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Why the U.S. Results on PISA Matter

Education Week - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 9:44am
Don't listen to PISA critics, writes Eric A. Hanushek, who argues that the stagnation of American students' scores on the international assessment is cause for serious concern about schools and the nation's economic future.
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The Learning Network Blog: Should College Football Players Get Paid?

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 9:42am
Should they be regarded as student athletes and amateurs, or as the labor force in a multibillion-dollar commercial enterprise?
    





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NJ Gov to sign immigrant tuition act

Education Week - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 9:28am
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Dept. of Anthropology, Assistant Professor | Bridgewater State University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 8:51am
US - MA - Bridgewater, Job Description: Position: Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology generalist in the Department of Anthropology.Responsibilities: We seek a broadly trained anthropological genera
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Coordinator Leadership Studies Program Leadership | University of Maryland, College Park

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 8:45am
US - MD - College Park, Campus:Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington,
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Digital Project Manager #17225 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 8:35am
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, generat
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HR Assistant III (4722C), #17231 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 8:35am
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, generat
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Associate Director-Financial Aid and Scholarship Office (0308U) #17228 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 8:35am
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, generat
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