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Design Director - University Advancement, Communications and Donor Relations | Tufts University

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 1:02pm
US - MA - Medford, Basic Requirements: • Must have 7-10 years design experience, with some experience in a higher education or other nonprofit setting preferred. Must have 1-3 years of supervisory experience (can
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Strauss: As testing opt-out movement grows, so does pushback from schools

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 1:00pm
As the spring standardized testing season continues, the opt-out movement around the country is growing. The New Jersey Assembly, for example, voted on Thursday to allow parents to opt out their children from the PARCC Common Core tests and to require that schools provide alternative activities for students during testing. (The Maryland Senate, rejected an effort on Thursday that would have withheld funding for PARCC until the state government had a suitable opt-out policy.)  The debate about opting out is at such a fever pitch in some places that an Indiana Superintendent of the Year, Rocky Killion, suggested to parents that they homeschool their children during testing week because he is so opposed to the exams.Read full article >>






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Content Producer - University Advancement, Communications and Donor Relations | Tufts University

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 12:58pm
US - MA - Medford, Basic Requirements: • Must have at least 3-4 years of marketing copywriting experience, with some experience in a higher education or other nonprofit setting preferred.. Some exposure to the pro
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AP Economics Teacher | Mary Institute and Saint Louis Country Day School

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 12:39pm
US - MO - Saint Louis, Job Requirements and Qualifications: Bachelor degree in subject matter or relevant work experience.  Masters preferred. Ability to work in an environment that embraces a diverse community of
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Director of Early Childhood Education and Youth Development | Christopher House

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 11:33am
US - IL - Chicago, Qualifications: Strong work ethic coupled with a proactive problem solving approach; Exemplary communication and organizational skills with high attention to detail; Passion for creating a dynami
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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Women’s Suffrage

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:29am
Test your knowledge of women’s suffrage by playing our crossword.






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Coordinator | Lehigh University

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:53am
US - PA - Bethlehem, Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience Three to five years related work experience Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Excellent wri
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Head Coach of Men's Soccer | California Institute of Technology

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:31am
US - CA - Pasadena, Head Coach of Men's SoccerCalifornia Institute of TechnologyClosing Date: Open Until FilledJob Category: Fulltime RegularAnticipated Hiring Range: $55,000-$67,500 Job Summary:The Head Coach is respon
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Registered Nurse - Gero-Psych - Per Diem - Non-Exempt - Day - Hours Vary Per Pay Period | University of Southern California (USC)

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:30am
US - CA - Los Angeles, Department: USC Verdugo Hills HospitalLocation: GlendaleJob Announcement:As part of Keck Medicine of USC, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital is the only community hospital in the Foothills area of Los Angele
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Tennessee school districts sue state over what they say is inadequate funding

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:35am
Seven Tennessee school districts have sued state officials over what they say is inadequate school funding, charging that by shorting schools by hundreds of millions of dollars, the state has “breached its duty under the Tennessee Constitution to provide a system of free public education.”Read full article >>






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The Learning Network: Does Your School Do a Good Job of Teaching Sex Ed?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:27am
How do you get most of your information about sex and sexuality?






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Strauss: Mom: Why my 9-year-old gets despondent about school

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 5:00am
Sandy Stenoff is a public school advocate in central Florida who has opposed the standardized test-based education reforms imposed in the state for years. In this piece, she writes about the toll that standardized testing — including test prep and the narrowing of the curriculum — has affected her young children. This appeared on the Web site of Opt Out Orlando, run by activists who are urging parents to opt their children out of state-mandated standardized tests.Read full article >>






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | ‘Sunshine Girl’ Leaps From the Screen to the Page

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 4:12am
Here are several paragraphs from a March 25 article, “YouTube’s ‘Sunshine Girl’ Comes to Print.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?






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Strauss: The emotional impact of college admissions decisions — on parents

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 4:00am
Millions of high school seniors are eagerly awaiting the end of the long and grueling college admissions process, with the final April 1st deadline for acceptance or rejection by schools fast approaching. It’s not just an emotionally fraught time for the applicants, but for their parents too. How to get through it is the subject of this post, by Linda Fleming McGhee, a clinical psychologist practicing in Chevy Chase, MarylandRead full article >>






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | bevy

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in 141 New York Times articles in the past year.






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