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The Learning Network: How Much Freedom Have Your Parents Given You?

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 6:11am
How old were you when your parents first let you cross the street alone? Take public transportation alone? How much do your parents hover and worry over your academic, physical and psychological development?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Outliving Horror for 70 Years and Never Forgetting

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 5:30am
Why did more than 3,000 guests, including Holocaust survivors and foreign dignitaries, gather at Auschwitz-Birkenau this week?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Times Square at a Crossroads of Its Own

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 5:28am
Here are several paragraphs from a Jan. 26 article, “Times Square’s Crushing Success Raises Questions About Its Future.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | stem

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 1,761 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Credit Hours Are Still Useful Measures for Schools, Study Concludes

Education Week - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 1:01am
In an era of "competency-based education," the Carnegie unit remains a "guarantee" that all students are getting a minimum level of learning time, says a new report.
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Vanderbilt Rape Convictions Stir Dismay and Denial

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 11:01pm
A day after two former football players were convicted of sexual assault, many students found it hard to square what happened with their views of the elite university.






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‘The Hunting Ground,’ a Film About Rape Culture at Colleges

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:56pm
“The Hunting Ground,” a documentary about sexual assaults on college campuses, drew gasps at a Sundance Film Festival viewing.






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FT Faculty - Interdisciplinary Studies - Porterville, CA | National University

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:38pm
US - CA - San Diego, Full Time Interdisciplinary Studies Faculty Position, Open Rank   The Department of Social Sciences in the College of Letters and Sciences at National University seeks applicants for a full-ti
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FT Faculty - Sociology - San Diego, CA | National University

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:32pm
US - CA - San Diego, Sociology Faculty Position, Open Rank The Department of Social Sciences in the College of Letters and Sciences at National University in San Diego, CA invites applications for a FULLTIME Sociology p
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National Briefing | South: Arkansas: State Will Take Over Little Rock Schools

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:14pm
The state Board of Education voted, 5 to 4, on Wednesday to assume control of the Little Rock School District after students at some of its schools performed poorly on state benchmark tests.
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‘Is this the 1950s?’ Students respond to sororities telling U-Va. members not to party with fraternity guys

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 8:52pm
Determined to reduce sexual assaults on campus, some colleges have banned frat parties, others have imposed strict new social rules and many are changing how they respond when victims come forward.At the University of Virginia, which has been having a very public debate about its culture, a powerful national group of sororities is trying something new for this weekend: Banning its members from partying with fraternity men.Read full article >>






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Montgomery schools chief may face uphill battle on board

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 8:25pm
Amid reports that Montgomery County Schools Superintendent Joshua P. Starr lacks the support he needs on the county school board to gain reappointment, the board took no official action Wednesday on Starr’s future with Maryland’s largest school district.Read full article >>






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Sick Child’s Father Seeks Vaccination Requirement in California

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 6:44pm
Carl Krawitt, of Marin County, argued that parents who refused to have their children vaccinated against diseases like measles were putting his son at risk.
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Romney Uses Speech at Mississippi State University to Tailor His Presidential Themes

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 6:09pm
The G.O.P. presidential nominee in 2012 addressed issues like student loan debt, income inequality and poverty in a speech at Mississippi State.
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Library & Information Resource Manager | The Aerospace Corporation

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:44pm
US - CA - El Segundo, Education / Experience / Skills and Knowledge: Required: · Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an accredited school. · B.A./B.S. in scientific or technical
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Teacher Education - Elementary Education Social Studies Faculty | Brigham Young University

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:27pm
US - UT - Provo, The desired candidate must have earned a relevant doctoral degree from an accredited university, or completed such a degree by August 2015, with a dissertation specific to social studies teaching or l
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App Smart: English Grammar Aids for Both Native Speakers and Students

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:04pm
Everyone can struggle with English grammar’s complexities; these apps can improve your knowledge whatever your level of proficiency.
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Strauss: How school reform has failed the test

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:00pm
Few education policies are built from a deep knowledge of schools, the teachers who work in them, or the students who attend them. In an article in The American Scholar’s Winter, 2015 edition, scholar Mike Rose takes us into life in the classroom, and from that vantage point examines the pitfalls of contemporary school reform. I am running parts of the article — titled “School Reform Fails the Test: How can our schools get better when we have made teachers the problem and not the solution?” — with the permission of Rose and the journal.Read full article >>






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Motherlode Blog: How Janice Dean, Meteorologist and Mother, Does It

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 4:26pm
If you had told me before I had kids that the chance to watch “Parenthood” on the DVR would be the lap of luxury, well….
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