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Chairperson-Management | Michigan State University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 5:41am
US - MI - East Lansing, Job Summary: The Chairperson's major responsibility is to maintain and enhance a creative and productive environment for the faculty, support staff, and students. The Chairperson leads in developing
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Cuomo Vetoes Bill That Would Protect Teachers From Low Ratings

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 12:54am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, whose own administration drafted the legislation, has indicated in recent days that he wants to make the evaluation system in New York State tougher.






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Professor and Chair - Languages, Literatures, and Cultures | Northeastern University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 12:21am
US - MA - Boston, Northeastern UniversityProfessor and Chair - Languages, Literatures, and CulturesRequisition Number: FTFR000597Division/College: College of Social Sciences and HumanitiesFT/PT: Full TimePosition Summ
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Lecturer, Sociology | Santa Clara University

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 11:59pm
US - CA - Santa Clara, Lecturer, SociologySanta Clara UniversityThe Department of Sociology at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic university, seeks a full-time lecturer (non-tenure track), for a three-year term beg
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An inside look at financial aid offers from private Franklin & Marshall College

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 11:24pm
Here are nine examples of how Franklin & Marshall College sized up the finances of students admitted to the class of 2018. F&M’s full charge for tuition, fees, room and board is $60,799. There are also expenses for books, supplies and transportation.Read full article >>






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Colleges often give discounts to the rich. But here’s one that gave up on ‘merit aid.’

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 9:11pm
LANCASTER, Pa. — The open secret of higher education is that private colleges competing for students often slash prices for families wealthy enough to pay full tuition.Some dangle “merit aid” to lure academic stars. Others use discounts to ensure that they enroll enough affluent students to meet their revenue targets.Read full article >>






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Bowser’s ‘Deal for All’ aims to boost middle schools, but can programs be replicated?

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 7:47pm
When the bell rings at 3:15 p.m., students at Alice Deal Middle School all have somewhere they can go. If it’s Monday, it might be African drumming or calligraphy club. Tuesday means ultimate Frisbee, meditation or Science Olympiad; and Wednesday, there’s fencing, fantasy football or Model U.N. On Friday, one club closes out the week doing yo-yo tricks in the main hallway.Read full article >>






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As enrollment grows in Montgomery, more than 9,000 students in portable classrooms

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 6:41pm
At Woodlin Elementary in Silver Spring enrollment is up, but expansion is still an idea in waiting. The result is a colony of portable classroom trailers clustered behind the school, an outpost of learning where 150 students in second and fifth grades spend much of their days.Read full article >>






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Motherlode Blog: The Appeal of the Parent-Child Rom-Com

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 5:17pm
In movies where adults fall for children, parents, nonparents and children alike see an idealized version of what they want in their own family relationships.






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Va. students learn civics from teachers who also hold elected offices

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 3:11pm
Three educators from a Virginia middle school also serve as elected officials, giving students more opportunities to learn ab -More
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Va. students learn civics from teachers who also hold elected offices

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 3:11pm
Three educators from a Virginia middle school also serve as elected officials, giving students more opportunities to learn ab -More
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Pa. students, teacher seek Korean War veterans for school memorial

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 3:11pm
A history teacher is working with a group of students from Chartiers Valley High School in Pennsylvania on a project to ident -More
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Pa. students, teacher seek Korean War veterans for school memorial

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 3:11pm
A history teacher is working with a group of students from Chartiers Valley High School in Pennsylvania on a project to ident -More
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Native American history added to curriculum in Wash. district

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 3:11pm
The Marysville School District in Washington state recently adopted the "Since Time Immemorial" curriculum, which covers Nati -More
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Native American history added to curriculum in Wash. district

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 3:11pm
The Marysville School District in Washington state recently adopted the "Since Time Immemorial" curriculum, which covers Nati -More
Categories: Education News, Smartbrief

Virtual program offers lifeline for high-school dropouts

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 3:11pm
Some New Jersey libraries -- with support from the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development -- are helping student -More
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Virtual program offers lifeline for high-school dropouts

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 3:11pm
Some New Jersey libraries -- with support from the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development -- are helping student -More
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N.C. students collaborate on artwork for housing center

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 3:11pm
A group of students at Jacksonville High School in North Carolina recently worked on a collaborative painting and presented i -More
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