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Test Scores Decline as New Jersey Aligns Exams With Common Core

Education News from NY Times - October 20, 2015 - 10:38pm
The results from the 2014-2015 school year show that there is “still much work to be done,” the state education commissioner said.









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‘Homicidal threat’ will not be included in 8-year-old’s school record

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 8:52pm
A Montgomery County principal alters wording in document and says it will be destroyed at year’s end.









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Family of Ahmed Mohamed, Student Clockmaker, to Move to Qatar

Education News from NY Times - October 20, 2015 - 8:29pm
Ahmed, 14, who was detained after he took to his school a clock, which a teacher feared was a bomb, has won a full scholarship to a science program in Doha.









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Maryland honored for environmental literacy standards

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 6:48pm
State gets award from World Future Council, Inter-Parliamentary Union and UNICEF









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Should CPR be a high school graduation requirement?

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 6:01pm
Advocates hope to amend a bill that would require each District school to have and maintain an automated defibrillator, or AED, to include the requirement that students learn CPR before graduation.









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Virginia Teacher of the Year calls fifth-grade her dream job

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 5:15pm
Natalie DiFusco-Funk, who teaches elementary school in Salem, Va., was honored as the Virginia State Teacher of the Year.









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Senior Director, Development (Institutional) | University of Calgary

Latest Job Postings - October 20, 2015 - 4:56pm
CAN - AB, Accountabilities The Senior Director, Development (Institutional) is responsible for aspects of fundraising and those aspects of external relations as they relate to development in the University. Th
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Even 'Digital Natives' Need Digital Training

Education Week - October 20, 2015 - 4:18pm
Schools need resources and support to teach students about appropriate digital-media use, Media Literacy Now's Erin McNeill says.
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Canada's new leader, Justin Trudeau, was a schoolteacher

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 4:13pm
The prime minister-designate taught at public and private schools.









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Before Ahmed and his clock, there was Kiera and her science project

Education News from Washington Post - October 20, 2015 - 4:13pm
She was expelled and charged with two felonies for a science project gone wrong.









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PREDOCTORAL / POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN AFRICANA STUDIES | Lehigh University

Latest Job Postings - October 20, 2015 - 4:13pm
US - PA - Bethlehem, Position Description - The College of Arts and Sciences and the Africana Studies Program at Lehigh University invite Ph.D. candidates specializing in any area or field of Africana studies to apply fo
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Director, International Programs and Partnerships | California State University Northridge

Latest Job Postings - October 20, 2015 - 3:48pm
US - CA - Northridge, Director, International Programs and Partnerships (JOB ID 4071)(Administrator II)ExL Int'l Prog & PartnersFull Time / $85,000 - $105,000 annuallyCSUN's Commitment to YouCSUN is strongly committed
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How to help students compare history, current events

NCSS Smartbrief - October 20, 2015 - 3:17pm
Helping students make meaningful comparisons between history and current events can encourage them to explore on their own, b -More
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Immigration simulation offers hands-on literacy, history lessons

NCSS Smartbrief - October 20, 2015 - 3:17pm
A hands-on immigration project at an Alabama school integrated research and literacy skills for students as they worked on an -More

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Md. district pilots Saturday school to boost skills

NCSS Smartbrief - October 20, 2015 - 3:17pm
A Maryland district is introducing a Saturday school program designed to boost test scores in core subjects, especially math. -More
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Students taking PSAT get preview of SAT changes

NCSS Smartbrief - October 20, 2015 - 3:17pm
High-school students taking the PSAT this month will get a first look at the revamped SAT expected to roll out next year.  -More
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How K-12 schools manage websites

NCSS Smartbrief - October 20, 2015 - 3:17pm
School districts nationwide are largely divided over whether to use commercial programs or more homegrown solutions to manage -More
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