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Student Services Advisor 3 (4575U), CASMA. - #17707 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 7:56am
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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Housing Coordinator (7376U) #17724 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 7:56am
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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Business Systems Analyst (7584U) #17713 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 7:56am
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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Strauss: The real meaning of diversity (beyond the Benetton ads)

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:00am

When colleges say they believe in diversity, what do they really mean? It talk of diversity nothing more than a gimmick to get college websites and brochures to look like politically correct Benetton ad? Alejandra Dubcovsky, an assistant professor of history at Yale University, addresses this issue in the following post. Dubcovsky’s research and teaching focus on colonial America. She is a Public Voices Fellow with The OpEd Project, an Echoing Green project aimed at increasing the range of voices and quality of ideas heard in the public space.

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Libraries Seek High-Speed Broadband

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 8:52pm
As more people use their local libraries to connect to the Internet, libraries are requesting funding for better services.






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Black students at Washington and Lee urge administrators to confront school’s past

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 8:11pm

A group of black law students at Washington and Lee University is urging administrators to atone for its Confederate heritage and what they call the “dishonorable conduct” of namesake Robert E. Lee.

The movement has struck a racial divide on the bucolic campus in Lexington, Va., where black students make up about 3.5 percent of the total student population.

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U-Va.’s in-state price likely to rise 4.3 percent

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:46pm

Undergraduate tuition and fees at the University of Virginia would rise 4.3 percent for Virginians in the coming year under a proposal the governing board will consider next week.

The basic in-state price of the public flagship university, not counting room and board, would be $12,998 if the Board of Visitors approves the increase at its meeting Wednesday in the southwest Virginia town of Abingdon. The current price is $12,458.

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D.C. parents raise questions about funds for at-risk students, school renovations

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 6:54pm

D.C. parents and education activists on Thursday praised Mayor Vincent C. Gray’s proposal to invest tens of millions of extra dollars to help at-risk students in the city’s traditional schools next year, but they criticized Gray’s administration for failing to explain how and where those dollars would be spent.

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Assistant Professor Sociology [Full-Time] | Mercer County Community College

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:12pm
US - NJ - West Windsor, Assistant Professor Sociology [Full-Time] - Social Science Department of Mercer County Community College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor. The position
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Strauss: The ‘new’ Graze to the Top program

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 3:55pm

If you need a laugh, this is for you. It’s by Matt Farmer, a Chicago trial lawyer who is a member of the Local School Council at Philip Rogers Elementary School. Farmer wrote this satirical piece about Race to the Top, the competitive funding program run by Arne Duncan’s Education Department to dispense federal grants to states and school districts that promised to implement specific school reforms.

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Motherlode Blog: My Daughter, Profoundly Disabled, Needs a School for Children Like Her

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 3:25pm
The consensus that children with disabilities are best educated in an inclusive classroom is in danger of hardening into dogma that risks re-stigmatizing children with severe or profound disabilities.






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Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics | Stetson University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 1:53pm
US - FL - DeLand, THE DEPARTMENT:   The Department of Physics (http://www.stetson.edu/artsci/physics/) offers an academically rigorous major in Physics, a track in Applied Physics, and a related p
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Motherlode Blog: What to Do When Your Child Wants Marijuana Stocks

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 1:47pm
If we don’t want our kids consuming marijuana, does that mean that they shouldn’t try to make money from it either? Three things to think about when it comes to children’s investing decisions.






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Motherlode Blog: What to Do When Your Child Wants Marijuana Stocks

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:08pm
If we don’t want our kids consuming marijuana, does that mean that they shouldn’t try to make money from it either? Three things to think about when it comes to children’s investing decisions.






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Muslims in New York City Unite on Push to Add Holidays to School Calendar

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:20am
The city’s Muslims do not often work together politically, but they have found common ground in the fight to close public schools for Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha.
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Motherlode Blog: Pregnant Butch: Nine Long Months Spent in Drag

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 8:22am
People around me had accepted me and my identity as part of their lives. Me, pregnant, seemed to me likely to throw a wrench into my casual relationships.






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