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Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology | Muhlenberg College

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:50pm
US - PA, The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Muhlenberg College invites applications for a one-year position as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology specializing in cultural anthropology
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Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:40pm
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Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:40pm
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Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellowship | Museum of the City of New York

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:34pm
US - NY - New York, Eligibility Applicants must: • Have completed the requirements for the Ph.D. or other terminal degree in a humanities or social science field related to the mission of the Museum by August 2014
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Motherlode Blog: Federal Funding for Maternal and Infant Visits Extended — Briefly

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 1:35pm
The Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Programs enjoy bipartisan support. Locally run programs successfully reduce infant mortality and increase longer term family success. So Congress has extended the funding for the federal-state partnership — for six months.
    





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Motherlode Blog: Federal Funding for Maternal and Infant Visits Extended — Briefly

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 1:35pm
The Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Programs enjoy bipartisan support. Locally run programs successfully reduce infant mortality and increase longer term family success. So Congress has extended the funding for the federal-state partnership — for six months.
    





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Strauss: Did Matt Damon write this?

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 12:53pm

You’ve gotta love April Fools’ Day.

This morning I got an e-mail reacting to a post I wrote -- except I didn’t write the post. The reaction, though, turns out to be real. Let me back up a minute

Some background: I recently published a post about how a call for congressional hearings about over-testing of students by education historian and activist Diane Ravitch was supported by, of all people, Peter Cunningham, the former director of communications for Education Secretary Arne Duncan and still an unofficial Duncan adviser who has been a fierce Ravitch critic. In a Huffington Post column last year he started by saying:

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Strauss: Did Matt Damon write this?

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 12:53pm

You’ve gotta love April Fools’ Day.

This morning I got an e-mail reacting to a post I wrote -- except I didn’t write the post. The reaction, though, turns out to be real. Let me back up a minute

Some background: I recently published a post about how a call for congressional hearings about over-testing of students by education historian and activist Diane Ravitch was supported by, of all people, Peter Cunningham, the former director of communications for Education Secretary Arne Duncan and still an unofficial Duncan adviser who has been a fierce Ravitch critic. In a Huffington Post column last year he started by saying:

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Motherlode Blog: If Ivy League Is the Endgame, I’m Not Sure I Want to Play

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 11:21am
“Exmissions” is the opposite of “admissions,” and the other parents working to get their offspring into preschool in Manhattan all seemed to have the kind of clear long-term plans that make a school’s “top tier hit rate” matter. I wasn’t even sure which preschool I liked best, let alone where I hoped Zee would go next.
    





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Motherlode Blog: If Ivy League Is the Endgame, I’m Not Sure I Want to Play

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 11:21am
“Exmissions” is the opposite of “admissions,” and the other parents working to get their offspring into preschool in Manhattan all seemed to have the kind of clear long-term plans that make a school’s “top tier hit rate” matter. I wasn’t even sure which preschool I liked best, let alone where I hoped Zee would go next.
    





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