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National Briefing | Midwest: Ohio: Charge Against Teacher Is Resolved

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:30pm
A teacher accused of trying to thwart an investigation into the rape of a 16-year-old girl in Steubenville will have the charge dismissed in exchange for community service, the state attorney general said Friday.






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Pr. George’s schools’ decision on visas leaves Filipino teachers uncertain about their futures

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:06pm

Lynne Ciocon, a special education teacher in Prince George’s County, might not have her job in August. And it’s not because of a poor evaluation, burnout or budget cuts.

The county school system sent letters to Ciocon and about 150 other foreign teachers — most of whom are from the Philippines — telling them that the district no longer plans to sponsor temporary work visas or permanent residency. It could mean that they will have to leave when their visas expire in coming months and that thousands of county students will have substitutes for the final stretch of the school year.

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Beliefs: At Phillips Exeter, a World of Religious Diversity

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:39pm
For generations, the prep school in northern New England was a hothouse of upper-class Anglo-Saxon Protestant culture, but now it fosters a welter of faiths.






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Lecturer - Anthropological Archaeology | University of California, Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 8:09pm
US - CA - Berkeley, The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in anthropological archaeology, should an
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Principals - Hiring for the 2014-15 school year | Denver Public Schools

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 7:53pm
US - CO - Denver, Successful applicants will demonstrate the key leadership traits embedded within our framework: -Evidence of the DPS Shared Values in interactions in the school, district, and community -Strategic
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Lecturer - Biological Anthropology | University of California, Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 6:33pm
US - CA - Berkeley, The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in bioanthropology, should an opening aris
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Lecturer - Anthropology | University of California, Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 4:46pm
US - CA - Berkeley, The Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in socio-cultural anthropology, should an
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Motherlode Blog: The Sixth Stage of Grief: Buying a Puppy

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 4:45pm
My adorable son has grown tall, lean and hairy. This explains, in part, the decision to add something unambiguously cute to our life. But Phoebe distracts us from more than just that.






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Motherlode Blog: Pay the Babysitter Over $1,900 This Year? You Owe It to Her to Put Her On the Books

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 3:37pm
Think paying taxes on the babysitter is a “one-percenter” problem? Think again, because if we parents don’t pay taxes on our babysitters, it isn’t just our problem.






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Kentucky Students Catch Breath to Cheer a Derby Hopeful

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:43pm
Students at the University of Kentucky bred a colt that has a chance to qualify Saturday for the Kentucky Derby.
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Mich. elementary students take tour to learn about world cultures

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
More than 200 elementary-school students from two Michigan counties took an interactive cultural tour at Saginaw Valley State -More
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Middle-school teacher uses magazine column on inventions to teach nonfiction

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
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Texas education board rejects stand-alone Mexican-American studies course

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
The Texas Board of Education on Wednesday decided not to vote on a proposal to add an official state Mexican-American studies -More
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Obama to direct $100M for college-prep, apprenticeships

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
President Barack Obama on Monday announced a $100 million initiative to direct funds to schools and partner institutions nati -More
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How school districts can effectively upgrade wireless Internet

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:39pm
As school districts nationwide prepare for an influx of $3 billion in federal funds to improve wireless Internet connectivity -More
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