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(1) Full-time Temporary Faculty Member & (1) Part-time Instructor | The College of New Jersey

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:42pm
US - NJ - Ewing, The College of New Jersey seeks one full-time temporary faculty member to teach Russian language and culture for the 2014-2015 academic year and one part-time instructor in Russian language for the 2
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Fairfax teens earn top national writing awards

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:37pm

Four Fairfax teens have received top honors in the 2014 National Scholastic Writing Awards.

A total of 21 Fairfax County public school students qualfied for national honors in the competition among 57 regional winners who received commendations earlier in March.

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Fairfax teens earn top national writing awards

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:37pm

Four Fairfax teens have received top honors in the 2014 National Scholastic Writing Awards.

A total of 21 Fairfax County public school students qualfied for national honors in the competition among 57 regional winners who received commendations earlier in March.

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Visiting Professor of Anthropology | DePaul University

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:30pm
US - IL - Chicago, Candidates should have Ph.D. in hand. DePaul University's Department of Anthropology invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professorship. The position runs from early September 2014
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Strauss: The Koch brothers’ influence on college campus is spreading

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:07pm

There’s been a flurry of recent stories (here, here and here, for example) about the role the billionaire Koch brothers are playing in politics by backing conservative political candidates through a number of organizations that they fund. My Post colleague Matea Gold wrote in this story:

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Strauss: The Koch brothers’ influence on college campus is spreading

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:07pm

There’s been a flurry of recent stories (here, here and here, for example) about the role the billionaire Koch brothers are playing in politics by backing conservative political candidates through a number of organizations that they fund. My Post colleague Matea Gold wrote in this story:

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Motherlode Blog: The Elaborate Replacement Teddy Bear Hoax

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
After my toddler’s bear toppled out of the stroller, I found a replacement and staged the great Rainbow Home for Christmas Spectacular. My daughter wasn’t fooled for a minute.
    





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The Ivy League admission rate: 8-point-something-something percent

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:33am

The grand totals for this year’s Ivy League admissions are in. Of 253,472 applications for the Class of 2018, the eight private, prestigious and pricey schools known for a climbing vine gave a green light to 22,624.

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Strauss: Muriel Bowser’s muddled message about D.C. schools

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:29am

We know what D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray would do with the city’s public education system if he wins reelection: more of the same. But now that new polls show that D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser (Ward 4) is the most serious challenger to Gray in next week’s Democratic mayoral primary, the question is what she would do. Unfortunately, she hasn’t been clear on this score.

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Strauss: Muriel Bowser’s muddled message about D.C. schools

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:29am

We know what D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray would do with the city’s public education system if he wins reelection: more of the same. But now that new polls show that D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser (Ward 4) is the most serious challenger to Gray in next week’s Democratic mayoral primary, the question is what she would do. Unfortunately, she hasn’t been clear on this score.

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The Learning Network Blog: Student Crossword | Weather

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:18am
Test your knowledge of words related to climate and weather by playing our crossword.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Student Crossword | Weather

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:18am
Test your knowledge of words related to climate and weather by playing our crossword.
    





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Children with a family member being treated at Walter Reed reassigned to Bethesda school

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:00am

Montgomery County school leaders have given the go-ahead to a school reassignment for children with a family member being treated at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center as part of a wounded warrior program in Bethesda.

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Children with a family member being treated at Walter Reed reassigned to Bethesda school

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:00am

Montgomery County school leaders have given the go-ahead to a school reassignment for children with a family member being treated at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center as part of a wounded warrior program in Bethesda.

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Tennessee Board Rescinds Plan to Tie Licenses to Test Data

Education Week - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:57am
Although the state board expected most teachers to clear the hurdle, the policy drew immediate opposition from the state teachers' union.
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Tennessee Board Rescinds Plan to Tie Licenses to Test Data

Education Week - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:57am
Although the state board expected most teachers to clear the hurdle, the policy drew immediate opposition from the state teachers' union.
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The Learning Network Blog: What Do You Wish Your Teachers Knew?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:57am
What do your teachers simply not get about you or your fellow students — about how you think, about what goes on in your lives outside the classroom, or about anything else — that you wish they would understand?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: What Do You Wish Your Teachers Knew?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:57am
What do your teachers simply not get about you or your fellow students — about how you think, about what goes on in your lives outside the classroom, or about anything else — that you wish they would understand?
    





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