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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest Winner, Week 4 | A Millennial on Patriotism

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:34pm
Congratulations to this week’s winner, someone who goes by the handle MSDHAP2014, and to this week’s guest judge, the author Ally Condie.






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Director of the Center for Social Policy | University of Massachusetts Boston

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:26pm
US - MA - Boston, Minimum qualifications include: PhD in Social Policy, Public Policy, Sociology, Economics, Political Science, Psychology or a closely related field is preferred. Several years of professional and/
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Strauss: ‘Say this, not that’: A slick PR guide to selling charter schools by key charter group

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:12pm

It appears as if the charter school sector believes that it needs to better hone its public messaging. At its recent annual convention, the National Alliance for Public Charter School handed out an 18-page “Charter School Messaging Notebook” that actually has sections that include, “Say This, Not That,” and “Who Are ‘Our People?’ ” (See below for the entire notebook).

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#5493 Associate Director (Administrator II), Educational Opportunity Programs/ Ethnic Affairs | San Diego State University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:08pm
US - CA - San Diego, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Demonstrated and verifiable administrative and managerial skills, particularly in the areas of organizational design and development, complex progr
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Strauss: New state rankings on how America’s children are faring

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 1:12pm

A new report on how America’s children are faring, just released by the  nonprofit Annie E. Casey Foundation, found that Massachusetts is doing the best job and Mississippi the worst in four areas: economic well-being, education, health and family/community indicators.

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Wayne A.I. Frederick named 17th president of Howard University

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 12:01pm

Howard University’s Board of Trustees has named interim leader Wayne A.I. Frederick, a cancer surgeon who holds three Howard degrees, as the school’s 17th president.

His appointment comes at a tumultuous time for the historically black university, which in the past year has faced allegations of fiscal mismanagement, two credit downgrades amid concerns about the financial health of a university-owned hospital, and a drop in a major national ranking of higher-education institutions.

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Full-Time Temporary Faculty Position- Economics & Bus. Admin | Framingham State University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:14am
US - MA - Framingham, Minimum Qualifications: Graduate degree in the discipline and PhD preferred Preferred Qualifications: Prior teaching experience at the college/university level and business experience is strongly pre
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Motherlode Blog: Putting the ‘Known’ in Known Sperm Donor

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 9:45am
The adult daughter of two mothers and a known sperm donor is candid: Much of it was great, but it is complicated.






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