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Director, Center for US/ Mexican Studies | University of California, San Diego

Latest Job Postings - August 18, 2015 - 5:39pm
US - CA - La Jolla, The School of Global Policy and Strategy, (formerly the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies) at the University of California San Diego is searching at the Associate or Full
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Advocates for College Athletes Dig In for Long Battle

Education News from NY Times - August 18, 2015 - 5:10pm
Advocates for college athletes are seeking new ways to influence policy after their bid to unionize football players at Northwestern was defeated.

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Five Things Successful Turnaround Schools Have in Common

Education Week - August 18, 2015 - 4:39pm
In spite of its success, the federal School Improvement Grants program could be dismantled, writes researcher Greg Anrig.
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Helping Students With Mental-Health Issues Return to School

Education Week - August 18, 2015 - 4:38pm
Teachers need training to help students transition back to school after psychiatric illness, writes Laura C. Murray.
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Rookie Principals' Group Sheds Light on Early-Career Challenges

Education Week - August 18, 2015 - 4:37pm
A group of first and second-year school leaders assembled by the National Association of Elementary School Principals provides support and data to one another.
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Common Core, Money Matters Fuel Debates in State Elections

Education Week - August 18, 2015 - 4:35pm
The education policy stakes surrounding races in Kentucky, Louisiana, and Mississippi are high and could have an impact on the national discussion about common core.
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Sorority Video Generates Charges of Discrimination

Education News from NY Times - August 18, 2015 - 3:31pm
A video by a sorority at the University of Alabama was pulled after criticism of its portrayal of women -- shown dancing and frolicking in swimsuits -- and lack of diversity.

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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest Winner, Week 8 | Outrage Over a Lion’s Death is the Definition of Hypocrisy

Education News from NY Times - August 18, 2015 - 1:12pm
Our top winner is MatthewPRHSLions2015, who wrote about the outrage directed at Cecil the lion’s killer. We also selected seven excellent Runners-Up and eight Honorable Mentions.

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Poll Finds Most Back Healthy School Meals

Education News from NY Times - August 18, 2015 - 12:40pm
According to the poll, released by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, 86 percent of Americans support the standards required by a 2010 law, including providing more fruits and vegetables.

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University of Texas leader who hunted bin Laden is now taking aim at sexual assault

Education News from Washington Post - August 18, 2015 - 12:14pm
William H. McRaven wants answers about sexual assault on campuses of the University of Texas.

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Teacher: ‘ We know that what we are doing to children is wrong’

Education News from Washington Post - August 18, 2015 - 9:21am
Teachers speak out about their concerns over the high number of standardized tests.

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Historians: AP U.S. History Changes Are 'Evenhanded'

Education Week - August 18, 2015 - 8:29am
The 2015 framework for teaching AP U.S. History may be drawing criticism, but historians, on the whole, think they are just fine.
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