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The Learning Network Blog: Poetry Pairing | ‘Paschal’

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:07am
This Poetry Pairing features the poem “Paschal” by Robert Pinsky and the article “Put Yourself in the Story of Passover” by Edward Rothstein.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Poetry Pairing | ‘Paschal’

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:07am
This Poetry Pairing features the poem “Paschal” by Robert Pinsky and the article “Put Yourself in the Story of Passover” by Edward Rothstein.
    





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College admission rates for Class of 2018: an imperfect but closely watched metric

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:52am

Of all college statistics, the admission rate might be the most misleading. Which is saying something because there are other strong candidates for that title. Graduation rates, for instance.

The admission rate looks straightforward enough: Admission offers divided by applications. But what is an offer, and what is an application?

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Motherlode Blog: Research on Children and Math: Underestimated and Unchallenged

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:30am
New research suggests that kindergarteners are capable of learning more advanced math concepts than are offered in most classrooms.
    





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Twitter civility: Montgomery school effort begins

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:25am

Montgomery County’s plans for a dialogue on civility in the Twitterverse are expected to get underway Thursday evening, as the school system’s newly formed Cybercivility Task Force gathers for the first time.

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National Board May Pull Plug on Principal Certification

Education Week - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 8:02am
The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards is set to vote next week on whether to pull the plug on a multimillion-dollar effort to develop an advanced national credential for principals.
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Archivist | Johns Hopkins University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 7:23am
US - MD - Baltimore, Qualifications:Masters degree in history, public history, museums studies, or related field required. • 2 to 3 years of experience in public history required. • Excellent research and writin
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Staff Research Assoc I (9613C) #17627 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 7:14am
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, generat
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Administrative Project Analyst (4722C) #17663 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 7:14am
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, generat
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First Contact Resolution Admin Assistant - CSS (4722C) #17662 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 7:14am
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, generat
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The Learning Network Blog: Does It Matter Where You Go to College?

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:02am
How involved are you in the college process now? What messages have you gotten from parents, teachers and others about the importance of getting into the right school? What kind of college do you think will be the best fit? Why?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Does It Matter Where You Go to College?

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:02am
How involved are you in the college process now? What messages have you gotten from parents, teachers and others about the importance of getting into the right school? What kind of college do you think will be the best fit? Why?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Obama Claims Victory in Push for Insurance

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:28am
How many Americans have signed up for private health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Obama Claims Victory in Push for Insurance

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:28am
How many Americans have signed up for private health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | English, April 3, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:14am
Can you choose the best meaning for “ignominy” as it is used in the article?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | English, April 3, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:14am
Can you choose the best meaning for “ignominy” as it is used in the article?
    





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