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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 7:30am
US - WA - Seattle, The Department of Urban Design and Planning invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Environmental Planning to start September 15, 2014. We seek candidates
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The Learning Network Blog: How Closely Do You Listen to Lyrics?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 6:00am
Do you often find meaning or inspiration in lyrics, or are you more interested in the music or beat?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Christie Fires Aide in Bridge Scandal as U.S. Opens Inquiry

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 5:30am
What did a series of emails reveal about the New Jersey governor’s administration?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | Editing, Jan. 10, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 5:14am
Can you place the missing commas in a sentence from the article?
    





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Strauss: Why teachers think Gov. Christie is a bully

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 5:00am

And the rally ends, inevitably, with Christie arguing with a teacher pic.twitter.com/YyLsoJVTWQ

— daveweigel (@daveweigel) November 2, 2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he’s not a bully, but there are plenty of teachers in New Jersey who would disagree.
Here’s a small part of the transcript from the press conference that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gave on Thursday to proclaim his innocence in the scandal in which some of his aides jammed traffic by shutting down access lanes from Fort Lee to the George Washington Bridge in order to punish a Democratic mayor:

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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | gawk

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 1:03am
This word has appeared in 39 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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Fairfax schools chief calls for $96 million in budget cuts; proposal increases class sizes

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 9:30pm

Fairfax County’s class sizes could balloon, teachers could face layoffs and parents might have to pay new testing fees next year under a budget Schools Superintendent Karen Garza unveiled Thursday. The proposal includes $96 million in cuts that would eliminate about 730 staff positions from Virginia’s largest school system.

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City Study Tracks Transfers by Charter School Students

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 9:17pm
Pupils are not more likely to leave New York City charter schools than their counterparts at traditional public schools, but that is not the case for special education students, a study found.
    





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Sonya Williams sworn in as new Prince George’s school board member

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 6:11pm

Sonya Williams, a civil engineer and the president of a parents, teachers and students association, was sworn in Thursday as the newest member of the Prince George’s County Board of Education.

Williams, who was appointed to the position by County Executive Rushern L. Baker III (D), will represent District 9, replacing Donna Hathaway Beck, who resigned in August.

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Prince George’s raises tuition rates for after-school program and non-residents

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 5:26pm

The Prince George’s County Board of Education voted Thursday to raise the tuition rate for the school system’s before- and after-school program and for students who attend schools in the district, but live outside the county.

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Report: Fairfax needs school-boundary changes to alleviate crowding

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 01/09/2014 - 2:45pm

The Fairfax County School Board should conduct a massive boundary study and consider abolishing all current school boundaries to help alleviate crowding issues in the coming years, according to a new report from a citizens committee.

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