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NCSS state and local councils

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 1:00pm
Are you a member of your NCSS Affiliated State Council? See the full list on our website. -More
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Editor's Choice Content Award

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 1:00pm
SmartBlog on Education's monthly content award recognizes content written by educators, for educators, that inspires readers  -More
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No one wants advice -- only corroboration.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 1:00pm
John Steinbeck, American writer -More
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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 12:38pm
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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Strauss: Stephen Colbert to Campbell Brown: ‘Why are we blaming the teachers? Maybe it’s the dumb kids.’

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 12:07pm

Stephen Colbert welcomed Campbell Brown to “The Colbert Report” (see video below) on Thursday night to talk about her support for a lawsuit just filed in New York that seeks to eliminate tenure and other job protections for teachers. The Comedy Central host didn’t give the former CNN anchor turned anti-union activist a free pass, asking her some questions that Brown critics had tweeted to Colbert to ask. Such as where her new anti-teachers union advocacy group gets its funding (she refused to answer) and why she is blaming teachers for poor student performance (“maybe it’s the dumb kids”).

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$125,000 Salary for Master Social Studies Middle School Teachers! | The Equity Project Charter School

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:34am
US - NY - New York, Apply to teach at TEP! Featured in The New York Times and on 60 Minutes, The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School is the school that pays its teachers a $125,000 salary to work on a team of maste
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Motherlode Blog: What to Expect When You Shouldn’t Expect Lunch: A Dad’s Guide to Delivery Day

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 9:10am
Fathers are vital components of delivery day — except not vital enough that anyone cares if they get hungry or need something.






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Schools Set to Adjust to Revamped E-Rate Policies

Education Week - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 8:04am
A new version of the E-rate program will include funding for school and library wireless-technology projects, and phase out support for services that federal officials see as outmoded.
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15 Strategies for Placing Excellent Teachers in High-Need Schools

Education Week - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 8:04am
Arthur Levine shares lessons learned in the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation's efforts to attract and prepare high-ability teacher-candidates for work in struggling schools.
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Open Rank, Tenure-Track, Professor of History Modern Sub-Saharan Africa | Bucknell University

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 7:27am
US - PA - Lewisburg, Job Summary: The Department of History and the Department of International Relations at Bucknell University seek a historian of Modern Sub-Saharan Africa for a full-time, tenure-track, joint appoint
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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest, Week 8 | What Interested You Most in The Times This Week?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 7:01am
Comment here by 7 a.m. Eastern on Aug. 8 to enter this week’s contest. Our guest Penguin Young Adult author will be K.A. Harrington, and winners will be announced on Aug. 19.






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Socrates Takes a Back Seat to Business and Tech

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 7:00am
Looking to the future of a challenging profession, law schools want their students to be able to advise entrepreneurs in coming fields. That means learning quantitative skills, business and tech.
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Evaluating That Third — Boring — Year

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 7:00am
Is three years in law school one too many?
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Administrative Assistant II (4723C) #18338 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 6:52am
US - CA - Berkeley, About Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generatin
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