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Lecturer, Course, and Program Assistant - Marine Biological Laboratory | University of Chicago (UC)

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:59am
US - IL - Chicago, The College at the University of Chicago is accepting applications for a lecturer/course/program assistant position for the Autumn 2015. In Autumn 2015 a series of courses organized around the gener
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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | In State of the Union Speech, Obama Defiantly Sets an Ambitious Agenda

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:52am
What did you think of President Obama’s State of the Union speech? Did you like or dislike any of his proposals? Why?






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Law Enforcement, Assistant Professor (PRF# AA16022) Job Class/ Faculty Discipline: State University F | Minnesota State University, Mankato

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:35am
US - MN - Mankato, Responsibilities:The successful candidate will be expected to work collegially as a member of the Department of Government in the Law Enforcement Program and with faculty, staff, and students. Facult
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Assist/ Assoc Professor of Accounting, Tenure Track, School of Economics & Business Admin | Saint Mary's College of California

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:25am
US - CA - Moraga, Saint Mary's College of CaliforniaAssist/Assoc Professor of Accounting, Tenure Track, School of Economics & Business AdminClosing Date/Time: Fri. 02/20/15 11:59 PM Pacific Time Salary: Depend
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Staff Research Associate II, Molecular and Cell Biology (9612C) #19196 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:22am
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, generatin
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As U.S. test scores lag, study shows violence, poverty, teen pregnancy are high

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 7:00am
U.S. student performance on international exams has fallen compared to other industrial nations in recent years, a fact policymakers and others often cite in arguing that U.S. public schools need rapid reform in order to maintain their global competitiveness.Read full article >>
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The Learning Network: Why Is Binge Drinking So Common Among Young People in the United States?

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 6:00am
What should colleges and communities do to decrease the amount of binge drinking among young people?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Snapchat Stories

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 5:11am
Here are the first several paragraphs from a Jan. 14 article, “Be the Star of Your Own Snapchat Story.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | transitory

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 89 New York Times articles in the past year.






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D.C.’s autonomy may be tested by suit over charter school funding

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 12:09am
A lawsuit that seeks to equalize funding between charter schools and traditional public schools could be an important test of the District’s authority to govern its own budget and affairs.An association of D.C. charter schools alleges that the city has failed to provide uniform funding to its two types of public schools, effectively underfunding charter schools by hundreds of millions of dollars in violation of the federal School Reform Act of 1995. Last fall, then-D.C. Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan asked a federal court to dismiss the lawsuit on the grounds that decisions the D.C. Council has made about school funding are within its powers delegated by Congress through the Home Rule Act two decades earlier, which gave the District broad authority to self-govern.Read full article >>






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National Briefing | South: Florida: 5 High School Students Are Accused of Gang Rape

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 9:18pm
Five football players were charged Tuesday with raping a fellow student near their high school in Winter Springs, and investigators say the student captured part of the attack on video.






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National Briefing | South: North Carolina: Duke Suspends Fraternity in Sexual Assault Inquiry

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 9:16pm
Duke University says it has suspended Alpha Delta Phi while the police investigate allegations that a woman was assaulted at a party at a house leased by fraternity members.






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The President is talking about making college more affordable. Skip to what you need to know

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 8:20pm
Do you like acronyms and financial aid forms and the footnotes to federal tax policy?If yes, you are in luck, and will surely enjoy financing your own and your children’s college educations.If no, but you want to know what President Barack Obama proposes to do to make college more affordable in tonight’s State of the Union address, look no further. The Post’s Danielle Douglas-Gabriel breaks down some key points here.Read full article >>






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