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Strauss: Thanks, Dakota Johnson, for fanning a negative stereotype about English majors

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 11:45am
Why, you may be wondering, is The Answer Sheet publishing anything at all about the racy film “Fifty Shades of Grey,” which is now descending on U.S. theaters. Well, this isn’t about the film, but about something unfortunate one of its stars, Dakota Johnson, who plays a literature student in “Fifty Shades,” said about English majors, whose reputation seems worthy of defending.Read full article >>






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Strauss: What a Senator’s confusion about charter schools illuminates

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 9:35am
It would be entirely understandable for some people to be confused about the nature of charter schools.Funded by the public but privately operated — sometimes by for-profit companies — and allowed to operate outside rules that demand transparency from traditional public schools — some people make the mistake of thinking that charter schools, or at least some of them, are indeed private schools.Read full article >>






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Social Work - Teaching Associate (NN10087) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 9:23am
US - WA - Tacoma, CHILD WELFARE TRAINING AND ADVANCEMENT PROGRAMFIELD INSTRUCTOR/TEACHING ASSOCIATEFULL-TIME, NON-TENUREUNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON TACOMASOCIAL WORK PROGRAM The University of Washington Tacoma (UWT) Soci
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California Lawmakers Aim to Limit Vaccine Exemptions

Education Week - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 9:07am
California lawmakers proposed legislation Wednesday that would require parents to vaccinate all school children unless a child's health is in danger, joining only two other states with such stringent restrictions.
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The Learning Network: Throwback Thursday | Harper Lee and ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 8:35am
Do you love “To Kill a Mockingbird”? Are you looking forward to another book about Scout and Atticus, or do you share the worries of an Op-Ed writer who pleads, “Don’t Do It, Harper Lee”?






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Strategy: Internships Abroad: Unpaid, With a $10,000 Price Tag

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 5:45am
Hundreds of program providers have seized on interest in interning abroad, adding bells and whistles at a cost.






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