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Recess four times a day? Why some schools are now letting kids play an hour a day.

Education News from Washington Post - September 14, 2016 - 12:04am
'I tell parents all the time kids aren’t hard-wired to sit still all day, so we believe in essence we are giving children back their childhood.' And there are academic benefits.
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Yes, this campaign is nasty. Here's how to teach civics and not get lost in the circus.

Education News from Washington Post - September 14, 2016 - 12:04am
The keys are relating it to kids and keeping it age appropriate.
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Summer reading: Superintendents had these books on their shelves

Education News from Washington Post - September 14, 2016 - 12:04am
Check out the books local superintendents read during the summer
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U.S. News college rankings: Princeton, Williams and UC-Berkeley at the top, again

Education News from Washington Post - September 14, 2016 - 12:04am
Others analyze ‘return on investment.’ But so far the magazine has not used federal data on alumni earnings to sort schools.
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N.C.A.A. Leaves North Carolina in a New Spot: Sapped of Sports Pride

Education News from NY Times - September 13, 2016 - 8:25pm
The N.C.A.A., frustrated by a North Carolina law restricting gay and transgender rights, will not host seven championship events in the state.
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Extension Educator - Community Vitality (Thayer County) | University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Latest Job Postings - September 13, 2016 - 6:57pm
US - NE - Hebron, Required Qualifications: • Master’s degree required; one degree in Leadership, Civic Engagement, Social Entrepreneurship, or closely related field. Master’s degree must be completed by start date.
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Does Graduating From a Charter Help or Hinder Future Earnings?

Education Week - September 13, 2016 - 5:21pm
Two recent studies—one in Florida, the other in Texas—present contradictory findings on how well charter alumni do compared to noncharter peers.
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Debate About Impact of Ed Tech on Test Scores Fueled by Study

Education Week - September 13, 2016 - 5:18pm
The latest attempt by researchers to determine the impact of educational technology investments on achievement compares federal e-rate spending with SAT scores.
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For Teachers, Election 2016 Is a Fraught Subject

Education Week - September 13, 2016 - 5:11pm
Inflammatory campaign rhetoric has made this presidential election a challenging one to teach, educators say.
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What Is the Value of a Blue Ribbon School?

Education Week - September 13, 2016 - 5:08pm
The Blue Ribbon Schools Program could offer schools more than just recognition, writes Queens College's Ted Kesler.
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Post-Labor Day Start Date Sparks Battle in Maryland

Education Week - September 13, 2016 - 5:08pm
An order by the state's governor that classes not begin until after Labor Day starting in 2017-18 has some warning about the impact on summer learning loss and scheduling complications.
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Restorative Justice: The Zero-Tolerance-Policy Overcorrection

Education Week - September 13, 2016 - 5:08pm
Overreliance on "soft discipline" may reduce suspensions, but it doesn’t actually help students or teachers, writes Richard Ullman.
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Why Can't Teachers Cross State Lines?

Education Week - September 13, 2016 - 5:05pm
States must create authoritative teacher-licensing boards to treat teachers as the professionals they are, urges Arthur E. Wise.
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The Case for Universal National Service

Education Week - September 13, 2016 - 5:04pm
Service commitments could be "transformative" for education, offering youths training and a sense of purpose, writes James M. Stone.
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Assistant Professor in Project and Supply Chain Management | Pennsylvania State University

Latest Job Postings - September 13, 2016 - 4:54pm
US - PA, Assistant Professor in Project and Supply Chain ManagementPenn State Shenango invites applications for a faculty position in Project and Supply Chain Management, Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track, 36
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Donald Trump Backs Merit Pay, Funds for School Choice

Education Week - September 13, 2016 - 4:48pm
The GOP presidential nominee wants to give states the chance to use $20 billion in federal money to let children in poverty pick their public, charter, or private school.
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Chronic Absenteeism Is Most Severe in Poor Communities

Education Week - September 13, 2016 - 4:14pm
A new analysis of federal data finds half of the nation’s chronically absent students are enrolled in 4 percent of school districts.
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FULL-TIME FACULTY IN ART EDUCATION | The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Latest Job Postings - September 13, 2016 - 3:48pm
US - IL - Chicago, The Department of Art Education at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) invites applications for full-time, tenured or tenure track faculty members to begin in August of 2017. Focus for
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Head of University Archives | University of Notre Dame

Latest Job Postings - September 13, 2016 - 1:45pm
US - IN - Notre Dame, QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience, including supervisory, in an academic or research archives required. Demonstrated experience working with archives an
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