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Aldie, in booming Loudoun, pitches school expansion to keep its village feel

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 7:59pm

A small schoolhouse has anchored the village of Aldie, in western Loudoun County, since before the Civil War began. John Hutchison’s grandmother attended. His father was principal there. Hutchison went to the school there. Now his children are among the 130 or so students at Aldie Elementary, building robots before heading home to their farm.

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Aldie, in booming Loudoun, pitches school expansion to keep its village feel

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 7:59pm

A small schoolhouse has anchored the village of Aldie, in western Loudoun County, since before the Civil War began. John Hutchison’s grandmother attended. His father was principal there. Hutchison went to the school there. Now his children are among the 130 or so students at Aldie Elementary, building robots before heading home to their farm.

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Frederick County schools granted state waiver for two snow days

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:50pm

Maryland education leaders approved a two-day waiver of instructional days lost to snow for Frederick County, school officials said Tuesday.

The announcement came a day after Montgomery County learned its request for a five-day state waiver was rejected. Montgomery, which had 10 snow days, is reassessing and will soon come up with a new plan, officials said.

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Lecturer in Political Science | University of California, Merced

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:45pm
US - CA - Merced, Masters and /or PhD and experience teaching at the college or university level are required.  Must be able to provide a record of excellence in teaching.  The School of Social Sciences, Hu
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Lecturer in History | University of California, Merced

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:39pm
US - CA - Merced, Masters and /or PhD and experience teaching at the college or university level are required.  Must be able to provide a record of excellence in teaching. The School of Social Sciences, Humaniti
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New State Laws Require More Sex-Abuse Training in Schools

Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:38pm
A growing number of states are passing "Erin's Laws" requiring schools to take an active role in preventing child sexual abuse.
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Why Data Is Education's 'Killer App'

Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:37pm
Using student data that is protected and centered on personalizing learning is the key to true education transformation, writes Michael King.
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Why Data Is Education's 'Killer App'

Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:37pm
Using student data that is protected and centered on personalizing learning is the key to true education transformation, writes Michael King.
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Ed. Startups Navigate the Hard Market Realities for Sustaining Success

Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:37pm
Following the thrill of launching new businesses, two ed-tech startups are facing the challenges of making smart decisions to attract more customers and grow revenues.
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Ed. Startups Navigate the Hard Market Realities for Sustaining Success

Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:37pm
Following the thrill of launching new businesses, two ed-tech startups are facing the challenges of making smart decisions to attract more customers and grow revenues.
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STEM Hubs Emerge to Bolster Math, Science Ed.

Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:32pm
The regional coalitions bring together K-12 schools, universities, businesses, museums and others to catalyze and better connect STEM education efforts in local communities.
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STEM Hubs Emerge to Bolster Math, Science Ed.

Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:32pm
The regional coalitions bring together K-12 schools, universities, businesses, museums, and others to catalyze and better connect STEM education efforts in local communities.
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K12 Inc. Building a New Identity for Part of the Company

Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:31pm
The virtual education provider says the move is intended to regroup similar resources under a single banner, and not to distance some of its services from a spate of critical news.
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Despite Lofty Scores, Massachusetts Advised to Set New Ed. Goals

Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:25pm
A business group says Massachusetts risks growing complacent in its academic status if state officials don't make fundamental changes in school autonomy, funding, and other areas.
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House Education Chairman to Push for More Special Education Aid

Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:18pm
Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., the chairman of the House education committee, plans to pour new energy into bolstering funding for special education.
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House Education Chairman to Push for More Special Education Aid

Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:18pm
Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., the chairman of the House education committee, plans to pour new energy into bolstering funding for special education.
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Teacher Quality Is a New National-Security Issue

Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:09pm
William J. Sims suggests shifting 1 percent of the federal defense budget and applying it to teacher training and quality.
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Take the Time to Evaluate Teacher Evaluation

Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:07pm
Before student assessments are used to judge teacher quality, it's critical to assess whether the tests are well-designed for the task, a group of psychometricians write.
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Take the Time to Evaluate Teacher Evaluation

Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:07pm
Before student assessments are used to judge teacher quality, it's critical to assess whether the tests are well-designed for the task, a group of psychometricians writes.
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Adjunct/ Faculty – Economics, Early College | Grand Rapids Community College

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 4:45pm
US - MI - Grand Rapids, Job specifications Education and Credentials Master’s Degree in Economics or a closely related field. 18 graduate credits in the discipline Experience Successful teaching
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