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Education and Disabilities Coordinator | Gads Hill Center

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 1:47pm
US - IL - Chicago, Bachelors of Arts in Early Childhood or a related field required. M.A.Ed. in Early Childhood Education preferred. Previous managerial and Head Start program experience preferred. Must have a valid
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Strauss: Arne Duncan’s ‘what if’ attracts a flood of responses

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 1:42pm
A post about Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s “what if” tweet attracted a lot of responses, some of which I put in the original post and some of which I am publishing now.This is his original tweet:Read full article >>






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Department of Business | Redeemer University College

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 12:11pm
CAN - ON - Ancaster,   Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, evidence of teaching quality, and a one- or two-page statement describing their own faith commitment and how it shapes
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Harvard Ideas on Health Care Hit Home, Hard

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 12:02pm
While Harvard professors oppose changes that will raise their health care costs, the university says the increases are in part a result of the Affordable Care Act, which many Harvard experts championed.
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Leaving Stage, U.S. Rep. George Miller Reflects

Education Week - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 9:32am
In a four-decade career in Congress, now-retired U.S. Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., put an indelible stamp on education policy.
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Harkin, Now Retired, Left Imprint on Federal Ed. Policy

Education Week - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 9:30am
Just-retired U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, championed education equality and the rights of people with disabilities in his storied career on Capitol Hill.
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Fla. Wins Flexibility in Accountability for English-Learners

Education Week - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 9:29am
Federal education officials have granted the state's request to delay using the test scores of English-learners in school grades until such students have been in U.S. schools for two years.
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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Jan. 5, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 8:00am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by posting about what you see, and why. A live discussion is offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern time.






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The Learning Network: What Changes Would You Like 2015 to Bring?

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 6:03am
How can you contribute to the changes you want to see in your life and in the larger world in 2015?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Sportscaster Stuart Scott Dies at 49

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 5:40am
How did Stuart Scott use his non-sports passions to contribute to his work as a sports broadcaster?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | The Selfie Stick

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 5:07am
Here are the first several paragraphs from a Jan. 2 Style section article, “The Selfie Stick Takes Manhattan.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | clandestine

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 178 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Mathews: Trouble grading teachers with test scores

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 01/04/2015 - 11:10pm
Forget about the Common Core State Standards, last year’s hottest educational topic. A potentially more disruptive movement is sweeping the country and needs more attention in this new year. More than 20 states are adjusting to new legislative requirements that student test scores be part of the teacher evaluation process. Both the George W. Bush and Obama administrations championed this approach, as have many governors. Teacher unions continue to raise objections, but it is difficult to argue that teachers should not be measured, at least in part, on how well their students are doing.Read full article >>






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Home Schooling: More Pupils, Less Regulation

Education News from NY Times - Sun, 01/04/2015 - 10:50pm
Known for one of the strictest home-school laws in the nation, Pennsylvania has relaxed some requirements, and that has brought it to the forefront in a lobbying war.






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