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Strauss: Assistant principal who secretly changed son’s grades gets $7,000 fine

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:46am

Teachers can lose their jobs if their students don’t do well enough on standardized tests. An assistant principal in New York City who secretly changed 11 of his own son’s test scores and class grades received a $7,000 fine but still remains employed by the Education Department.

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The Learning Network: Reader Idea | Get to Know Your Introverts, Extroverts and Ambiverts

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:30am
This Reader Idea get students thinking, talking and writing about their own approaches to skills like brainstorming and collaboration.






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Open Rank Faculty Position in Quantitative Research (Educational Equity) | Harvard University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:07am
US - MA - Cambridge, The Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) invites applications from scholars who do quantitative research with a focus on educational equity, for one or more faculty positions at the rank of As
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Strauss: Florida county opts out of all state-mandated testing in ‘act of civil disobedience’

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:46am

Florida’s Lee County became  on Wednesday night the first school district in the state to vote to opt out of all state-mandated testing, including exams that are being designed to assess student knowledge of new state standards based on the Common Core.

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Economics - Assistant Professor (AA7816) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:44am
US - WA - Seattle, University of Washington, Seattle, WA C01 Econometrics The University of Washington, Department of Economics invites applications for a tenure-track position at the full-time Assistant Professor leve
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Part-time Lecturer, American Economic History | Northeastern University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:14am
US - MA - Boston, Northeastern UniversityPart-time Lecturer, American Economic HistoryRequisition Number: PTFR000006Division/College: College of Social Sciences and HumanitiesFT/PT: Part TimePosition Summary:There is
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Senior Food Service Worker (5651C) #18521 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 6:49am
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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Literacy Curriculum Specialist - Learning Design Group (4168U), #17947 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 6:49am
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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Executive Assistant to CS Chair (7376U) Job #18534 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 6:49am
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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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Seeing Double, Acting Singularly

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 4:33am
What are the results of recent studies of people who look alike but are not related?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Paleontology

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 3:33am
Test your knowledge of paleontology by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | opulence

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:07am
This word has appeared in 91 New York Times articles in the past year.






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New York Comptroller Is Concerned Over Pre-K Contract Delays

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:35pm
One week before school begins, the Education Department has submitted for review of only 141 of more than 500 contracts with organizations that will be teaching prekindergarten.






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National Briefing | South: Louisiana: Governor Sues Over School Standards

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:30pm
Gov. Bobby Jindal sued the Obama administration on Wednesday over the Common Core education standards.






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Student-Built Apps Teach Colleges a Thing or Two

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:27pm
Undergraduates are building apps that are faster, easier-to-navigate versions of campus systems such as the ones that manage course catalogs and class scheduling.






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Howard U.’s Kathmandu connection: Nepal emerges as top source of foreign students

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 8:09pm

Howard University has long been known for the global feel of its campus in Northwest Washington. Its first Chinese students arrived in 1870, three years after the school’s founding. The historically black university also draws many young scholars from Africa and the Caribbean islands.

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