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Obama Signs ‘Student Aid Bill of Rights’ to Help Protect Borrowers

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:40pm
The order directs federal agencies to make it easier for college students to finance their education, pay back loans and avoid being taken advantage of by unscrupulous lenders.
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Call for special journal issue on global citizenship education--John Myers

NCSS Blogs from Connected - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:29pm
Call for Papers Education for Global Citizenship: Democratic Visions and Future Directions ​ Guest Editor: John P. Myers, Florida State University, jpmyers@fsu.edu Deadline: June 1, 2015 Publication date: November 2015 Early submissions are encouraged. ​ Education for global citizenship is a major concern in today’s schools. Educational practices and policies worldwide have begun to address --> Read More

Motherlode Blog: ‘Kids Like Me Deserve Something Special.’ The Risks of Overvaluing Our Young.

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:14pm
That fifth lollipop in the bunch that’s just been distributed to four kids? If your child thinks it’s rightly his, that may be on you.






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Chiefs for Change education advocacy group is headed for more change

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 2:02pm
Chiefs for Change, an advocacy group created by former Florida governor Jeb Bush to promote many of his K-12 education policies around the country, is breaking away from its origins and expanding to try to attract big city school leaders. Read full article >>






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Two students expelled from OU for leading racist chant

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 12:47pm
Two students were expelled from the University of Oklahoma on Tuesday for allegedly leading a racist chant that was caught on a video that went viral on social media as shocked and horrified people shared the clip.Read full article >>






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Fourth Grade Teacher (Full-Time; Begins Late August 2015) | Francis W. Parker School

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 11:49am
US - IL - Chicago, Required Qualifications: B.A. in Education required, M.A. strongly preferred At least 3 years of relevant teaching experience Strong mathematical background highly desired Knowledge of the dev
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Motherlode Blog: Living With the ‘Extended Newbornhood’ of the Premature Baby

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 11:24am
My wife’s maternity leave will be over before our daughter is fully out of the newborn stage. I’m going to need help.






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Postdoctoral Researcher | The Center for Decision Research at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 11:06am
US - IL - Chicago, The Center for Decision Research (CDR) at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is seeking to hire a new postdoctoral researcher to conduct research in behavioral science. This position i
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She got into her first-choice college. Then found out on Facebook it was closing.

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 11:04am
Amelia Currin, a 17-year-old from rural North Carolina, survived all the stress of the college-admissions process — or so she thought. She writes about how she found out that the president of Sweet Briar College, the small private women’s college in Virginia she expected to attend in the fall, announced the school would shut down forever this summer. And while she now knows alumnae are fighting to save the 114-year-old college, she has a problem: Where will she go to school this fall? Amelia tells her story:Read full article >>






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Controversial riders threaten Kentucky student voice bill

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 11:02am
A bill that would give Kentucky students a voice in selecting school system superintendents has hit a snag. On Monday, Kentucky senators tacked on two controversial amendments — one relating to which school bathrooms transgender students may use, the other protecting religious speech at school — that the students say are likely to doom their effort.Read full article >>






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Early Elementary Teacher | Lowell School

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 10:42am
US - DC - Washington, Lowell School, a progressive school of 342 students in NW Washington, DC is currently seeking applicants for Early Elementary Teacher. Ideal candidates will possess knowledge of the social and emotio
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Fairfax students headed to National Science Bowl finals

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 9:35am
A team of Fairfax County students from Longfellow Middle School has won a regional competition in the National Science Bowl and will advance to the finals to be held in the District in April.It is the second year in a row that a team from Longfellow has qualified for the finals of the 25th annual National Science Bowl organized by the Department of Energy. The students were the only middle school team from Virginia to advance.Read full article >>






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The Learning Network: What Do You Remember Best About Being 12?

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 9:17am
Whether you were 12 a year ago or a decade ago, what do you remember about that in-between age? Which of the students in the WNYC video most reminds you of yourself? What was good, bad, awkward, awesome and essential about 12 for you?






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