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Kansas Court Panel to Consider Blocking School Funding Law

Education Week - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 8:56am
A court panel in Kansas is considering whether to block a new education funding law at the request of four public school districts that contend the statute distributes state aid in ways that harm programs for poor and minority students.
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Administrative Officer 2 - (7376U) #19771 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 8:30am
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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Laboratory Asst II, College of Natural Resources (9603C) #19554 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 8:30am
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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San Jose Regional Manager (4536U) #19770 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 8:30am
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: Poetry Pairing | ‘The Garden by Moonlight’

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 8:21am
Amy Lowell’s poem “The Garden by Moonlight” and the article “Plants With Roots Attached” by Michael Tortorello appear in this Poetry Pairing.







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Project Coordinator | Stony Brook University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 7:11am
US - NY - Stony Brook,     Required Qualifications (evidenced by an attached resume): Associate's Degree.  Five years of full time experience in Business or Administration.  Strong written and verbal co
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The Learning Network: Throwback Thursday | May the Fourth: Star Wars Day

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 6:32am
Use The Times and its archives to celebrate nearly 38 years of “Star Wars” history — and anticipate the December release of “Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens.”







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The Learning Network: Do We Still Need Libraries?

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 5:00am
Are libraries relevant in the digital age?







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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | The First Espresso in Space

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 4:37am
Here are several paragraphs from the May 4 article “Espresso? Now the International Space Station Is Fully Equipped.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?







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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Patriots, With Tom Brady’s Knowledge, Likely Deflated Footballs, Report Says

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 4:30am
What penalties, if any, should the N.F.L. levy on the Patriots? Why?







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Strauss: Pearson responds to criticism about its standardized tests

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 4:00am
When John Oliver, on his HBO “Last Week” show, did a recent segment on the problems with standardized testing, the one company that he mentioned at some length was Pearson — and that’s no surprise. Pearson is the largest education company in the world (Forbes magazine says it may control up to 60 percent of the U.S. testing market), and it has become a high-profile target of opponents of high-stakes standardized testing.Read full article >>







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