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Research Support and Data Services Librarian | Columbia University

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 8:19am
US - NY - New York, Summary Description: The Columbia University Libraries invites nominations and applications for the position of Research Support and Data Services Librarian in the Watson Library of Business and Econ
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Lecturer | Princeton University

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 8:02am
US - NJ - Princeton, Position Summary: The Department of Sociology at Princeton University is seeking a visiting faculty member or lecturer to teach a course in introductory statistics as well as possibly another more su
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Lecturer | Princeton University

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 8:02am
US - NJ - Princeton, Position Summary: The Department of Sociology at Princeton University is seeking a visiting faculty member or lecturer to teach a course in introductory statistics as well as possibly another more su
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Librarian | University of California, San Diego

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 6:48am
US - CA - La Jolla, Librarian (10-738)University Library [Special Collections & Archives]University of California San DiegoJob Description:Project Archivist (Temporary 1-year position)The UC San Diego Library is com
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D.C. mayoral race injects uncertainty into school boundary overhaul

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:43pm

As the District begins its first overhaul of school boundaries in four decades, parents have been flocking to community meetings, voicing anxiety about what the ­changes might mean for their children and their property values. The teeth-gnashing could intensify next week, when officials plan to release the first set of proposals for changing where city students attend school.

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Legislators Should Listen More to Teachers

Education Week - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 5:05pm
Author Nancy Flanagan provides a guide for legislators to making "useful" education policy.
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Legislators Should Listen More to Teachers

Education Week - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 5:05pm
Author Nancy Flanagan provides a guide for legislators to making "useful" education policy.
Categories: Education News

Big City: Standing Up to Testing

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:43pm
A number of parents have taken an activist stance against annual standardized tests by having their children opt out of taking them.
    
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Big City: Standing Up to Testing

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:43pm
A number of parents have taken an activist stance against annual standardized tests by having their children opt out of taking them.
    
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The Lost Opportunity of the Common Core State Standards

Education Week - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:23pm
Whatever its potential benefits, the actual common-core package will almost certainly exacerbate the policy failures of the past decade, writes author Kevin G. Welner.
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The Lost Opportunity of the Common Core State Standards

Education Week - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:23pm
Whatever its potential benefits, the actual common-core package will almost certainly exacerbate the policy failures of the past decade, writes author Kevin G. Welner.
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Teachers Lead the Way in Denver

Education Week - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:21pm
We must shift away from schools in which teachers are factory workers assembling uniform "products," argues author Lori Nazareno.
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Teachers Lead the Way in Denver

Education Week - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:21pm
We must shift away from schools in which teachers are factory workers assembling uniform "products," argues author Lori Nazareno.
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Maryland education officials reject Anne Arundel’s request for snow day waiver

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:01pm

Maryland education leaders on Friday denied Anne Arundel County’s request for a waiver of five instructional days that were lost to snow-related school closings, a decision that will mean an extended school year for Maryland’s fifth-largest school system.

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Maryland education officials reject Anne Arundel’s request for snow day waiver

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:01pm

Maryland education leaders on Friday denied Anne Arundel County’s request for a waiver of five instructional days that were lost to snow-related school closings, a decision that will mean an extended school year for Maryland’s fifth-largest school system.

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Khan Academy, Open Ed. Providers Evolve With Common Core

Education Week - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:47pm
Khan Academy's unveiling of interactive and adaptive math resources tied to the common core represents a critical step for the field of "open education resources," observers say.
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Khan Academy, Open Ed. Providers Evolve With Common Core

Education Week - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:47pm
Khan Academy's unveiling of interactive and adaptive math resources tied to the common core represents an important step for the field of "open education resources," observers say.
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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:39pm
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.
    





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Prince George’s schools ask state to waive four instructional days because of snow

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:28pm

The Prince George’s County Public School System has asked for a state waiver of four instructional days lost to inclement weather this winter.

Maryland requires students to attend school 180 days during a school calendar year. So far, Prince George’s has canceled classes eight times for snowy weather.

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Prince George’s schools ask state to waive four instructional days because of snow

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:28pm

The Prince George’s County Public School System has asked for a state waiver of four instructional days lost to inclement weather this winter.

Maryland requires students to attend school 180 days during a school calendar year. So far, Prince George’s has canceled classes eight times for snowy weather.

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