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Degrees of Education: When the College Admissions Battle Starts at Age 3

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 2:19pm
In New York City, some parents are hoping that elite prekindergarten will give their children an edge at getting into Harvard. But will it?






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N.C.A.A. Deal Revamps Head-Injury Care

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 1:43pm
The settlement brings a significant change in the care and safety of current and former college athletes, including a $70 million medical monitoring fund and a new national protocol for head injuries.






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Montgomery board gives up district-funded credit cards and adopts new rules

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 12:47pm

Montgomery County’s school board members unanimously voted to give up their district-paid credit cards, adopting a sweeping set of new spending rules after public disclosure of improper charges, unclear guidelines and poor oversight.

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Fairfax schools budget administrator Kristen Michael promoted to top ranks

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 12:25pm

An experienced budget administrator for Fairfax County schools has been promoted to become the new assistant superintendent of financial services.

Kristen Michael, the former director of budget services, will succeed Susan Quinn, who became chief operating officer in July. Michael will assume her new position on Aug. 1.

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Motherlode Blog: The Cuckoo Bird and the Baby

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 9:39am
The cuckoo bird lays its eggs in another bird’s nest, then flies off, never to return. Is a sperm donor like the cuckoo bird?






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E-Cigarettes Cloud Schools' Anti-Smoking Policies

Education Week - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:16am
Fearing that trendy electronic cigarettes will fuel a resurgence in teenage smoking, educators are clamping down on students' use of the devices on school grounds.
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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:53am
US - WA - Seattle, The Department of Urban Design and Planning invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Environmental Planning to start September 15, 2014. We seek candidates
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Women's Resource Center Assistant Coordinator | Portland Community College

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:30am
US - OR - Portland, Women's Resource Center Assistant CoordinatorPortland Community CollegeJob SummaryThis position assists the Women's Resource Center Coordinator in carrying out the day-to-day activities in the Women'
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Associate and Full professor | Nazarbayev University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 6:56am
KAZ - Nationwide, Successful candidates should hold a doctorate degree (Ph.D.), have considerable experience in supervising students on the graduate level of study, possess strong teaching skills and experience, excell
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Assistant Professor, Sociology and Sustainability | University of California Santa Cruz

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 6:31am
US - CA - Santa Cruz, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGYAssistant Professor, Sociology and SustainabilityThe Sociology Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applic
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Classroom/ Facilities Coordinator (6291U) #18324 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 6:30am
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, generatin
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Leave Replacement, HRIS Specialist - CSS (4722C) #18179 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 6:30am
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, generatin
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