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Op-Ed Contributor: Want Reform? Principals Matter, Too

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 3:21am
Teachers can’t do it all. The question of who leads a school is crucial.

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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | epic

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 1,453 New York Times articles in the past year.

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N.Y.U. Labor Guidelines Failed to Protect 10,000 Workers in Abu Dhabi, Report Says

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:08pm
The report, by an international investigative firm, said some subcontractors employed at the university’s Abu Dhabi campus were exempted from N.Y.U. guidelines based on decisions by local contractors.

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Middle School 5th Grade Social Studies Teacher | Shorecrest Preparatory School

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 6:32pm
US - FL - Saint Petersburg, Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in History, Social Studies education or a related field. Three to five years of Middle School teaching experience preferred. Experience working with Element
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Assistant Director of Career Services & Internships | Mount Saint Mary's University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:38pm
US - CA - Los Angeles, About Mount Saint Mary's University: Mount Saint Mary's University is an independent, Catholic, liberal arts university which provides a values-based undergraduate education for women, as well as in
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Strauss: Why the debate between Diane Ravitch and Merryl Tisch was remarkable

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:34pm
Diane Ravitch, the former assistant secretary of education who has led a national revolt against standardized-test-based school reform, sat down next to Merryl Tisch, the chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents, this week to “debate” policy and practice on the MSNBC show “All In With Chris Hayes.”Read full article >>

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Catholic University turns to buyouts and layoffs to cut spending

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:13pm
Catholic University, a school with direct ties to the Vatican, is trimming staff through layoffs and buyouts because of financial pressures. It is the third private university in the nation’s capital to disclose layoffs in recent weeks.Read full article >>

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Senate panel votes unanimously in favor of No Child Left Behind revision

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:48pm
The Senate education committee voted unanimously Thursday in favor of a bill to revise the nation’s main education law, sending the measure to the Senate floor for consideration later this spring.The 22-to-0 vote was an unusual example of bipartisanship in a Congress known for its polarization and gridlock. It gave many observers reason to believe that federal lawmakers might finally be able to reach a deal to rewrite the law known as No Child Left Behind, which expired in 2007.Read full article >>

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College senior: Suicides remind us we all need help sometimes

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:28pm
Chase Jordan, a senior at William & Mary, responded to a story about the death of Paul Soutter, a sophomore  at the elite public university in Virginia. As at many schools, such as MIT, the University of Pennsylvania and Yale, mental health issues surged to the forefront of concerns and debate on campus after students ended their own lives. Jordan, a government major from Bethesda, is a student senator and president of TEDxWilliam&Mary — and he needed to take a break, too. Here are his thoughts, offered as an individual student, not as the representative of any organization with which he is involved:Read full article >>

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Education Instructor, Bilingual | Chemeketa Community College

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:21pm
US - OR - Salem, MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   Master's Degree in Education    -AND-   Professional Bilingual Proficiency in English and Spanish   Terms of Employment This is a limited d
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The Learning Network: Teaching the Armenian Genocide With Primary Sources From The New York Times

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:19pm
In this lesson, students assume the role of historians analyzing primary source material — investigating archival New York Times articles for evidence about the causes and consequences of the atrocities against Armenians. Then, we suggest opportunities for exploring contemporary issues related to the Armenian genocide.

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New acting principal takes over at Glasgow Middle

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:03pm
The current assistant principal at J.E.B. Stuart High School in Falls Church has been named the new acting principal at Glasgow Middle School amid a leadership change at both Fairfax County schools.In a message to parents Thursday, assistant superintendent Fabio Zuluaga announced that Shawn DeRose will serve as the acting principal at Glasgow, effective immediately. DeRose has been assistant principal at Stuart since 2014 and before that he had served at the elite Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology.Read full article >>

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics | Stetson University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:02pm
US - FL - DeLand, THE DEPARTMENT:   The Department of Physics (http://www.stetson.edu/artsci/physics/) offers an academically rigorous major in Physics, a track in Applied Physics, and a related pre-e
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