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Strauss: Eric Cantor threatens new NYC mayor over school reform (update)

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 4:55pm

(Update: Response from Majority Leader’s office)

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, a conservative Virginia Republican, has long supported local control of education -- except, apparently, in New York City, when the newly elected Democratic mayor there promises to do something Cantor doesn’t like.

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Associate Professor in Teacher Education- Foundations/ Multicultural Education | University of WIsconsin River Falls

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 4:47pm
US - WI - River Falls, Education Requirements: Appropriate earned doctoral degree or ABD nearing completion related to foundations of education and /or multicultural education in K-12. Experience Requirements: *
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Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology | Oberlin College

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 4:34pm
US - OH - Oberlin, Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. degree in hand. Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching and working closely with highly
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Minn. library's History Hullabaloo to help students launch research projects

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 3:03pm
Sixth-grade students from Northfield Middle School in Minnesota are expected this weekend to start researching their National -More
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Using student presentations to teach questioning skills

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 3:03pm
Middle-grades educator Heather Wolpert-Gawron in this blog post describes a project in which she prepared her students to ask -More
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School districts adjust to new education-funding climate

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 3:03pm
In 2011, per-pupil spending fell for the first time in 40 years, according to the U.S.  -More
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Iowa state board to consider 3rd-grade reading mandate

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 3:03pm
The Iowa State Board of Education will consider a policy that requires third-graders who fail reading assessments to attend s -More
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Pa. district establishes "academy" to train teachers on technology

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 3:03pm
A school district in Pennsylvania is using a "Technology Academy" model to train teachers in technology without additional fu -More
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Possible budget cuts prompt student protest at Hawaii school

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 3:03pm
Possible cuts to the school library, including the reduction of a library media specialist's position to part-time, prompted  -More
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Students make, sell ceramic bowls to help pay for field trips

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 3:03pm
Students in second through sixth grades at Fireweed Academy in Homer, Alaska, have made ceramic bowls and plan to sell them f -More
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Call for proposals -- 2014 Annual Conference

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 3:03pm
NCSS is seeking proposals to present at the 2014 NCSS Annual Conference in Boston. The deadline to submit a proposal is Feb.  -More
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Be an NCSS leader! Serve on an NCSS Operations Committee

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 3:03pm
NCSS is seeking applicants to serve on NCSS Operations Committees.  -More
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Democracy is a small hard core of common agreement, surrounded by a rich variety of individual differences.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 3:03pm
James Conant, American chemist, university president and diplomat -More
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The Learning Network Blog: New York Times Features Every Teacher Should Know About

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 2:58pm
Our list of lesser-known Times features that regularly yield rich material for teaching and learning, categorized by subject area. What would you add?
    





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