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School Leadership Meetings Are Open to the Public, Judge Says

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 9:15pm
Every public school in New York City is required to have a School Leadership Team, made up of a mix of faculty and parents, including the principal and the chapter leader of the teachers’ union.






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Strauss: Miami-Dade Schools dumps 290 district-created tests

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:27pm
The superintendent of the nation’s fourth largest school district, Alberto Carvalho of Miami-Dade public schools in Florida, just announced what he called “the most aggressive decommissioning of testing in the state of Florida, if not in the country.” He said on Thursday that he was cutting the number of  district-developed end-of-course exams from 300 to 10 — including all for elementary school — to “restore teaching time” and “respect the educational environment.”Read full article >>






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Director of English Language and Global Bridge Programs | Carthage College

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 7:10pm
US - WI - Kenosha, Carthage College is currently seeking highly qualified applicants for the position of Director of English Language and Global Bridge Programs. This position is a full-time, 12-month staff appointment
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PeopleSoft Applications Programmer 4 (0652U) | University of California, Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 6:22pm
US - CA - Berkeley, PeopleSoft Applications Programmer 4 (0652U) #19661UC Berkeley - Main CampusThe University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s most iconic teaching and research institutions. S
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Many protest D.C. schools capital plan

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 5:49pm
A marathon school budget hearing kicked off Thursday morning with a group of elementary school students from Orr Elementary. Third-grader Rontay Hall told the Education Committee that the D.C. Council made a promise when he was in first grade that he would have a new school.Read full article >>






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Two Full-time Faculty Positions, Dept of Physical Therapy | Mount Saint Mary's University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 5:40pm
US - CA - Los Angeles, About Mount Saint Mary's University: Mount Saint Mary's University is an independent, Catholic, liberal arts university which provides a values-based undergraduate education for women, as well as in
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Small Animal Veterinarian | Pet Care Medical Center

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 5:00pm
US - PA - Fairview, Pet Care Medical Center (PetCareMedicalCenter.org) seeks a third doctor for our growing small animal hospital. We believe that your professional fulfillment and our mutual success will best served th
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D.C. schools budget includes wide range in per-student spending

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 4:53pm
Proposed spending ranges widely in the D.C. Public School system’s budget for the next school year, from $16,467 per student at Eliot-Hine Middle School on Capitol Hill to $8,312 per student at Wilson High School in Upper Northwest, according to an online budget tool released Wednesday.Read full article >>






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Only Alternative for Some Students Sitting Out Standardized Tests: Do Nothing

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 4:44pm
The anti-testing movement is targeting districts that require students not taking the exams to remain quietly in their classrooms and, as opt-out advocates have labeled it, “sit and stare.”






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STEM Instructor | Gads Hill Center

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 3:37pm
US - IL - Chicago, MISSION: Gads Hill Center, a social service organization established in 1898, creates opportunities for children and their families to build a better life through education, access to resources and
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Summer School Teacher # 015439 | Kamehameha Schools

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 3:17pm
US - HI - Kea'au, Education: Education or closely related field of primary instructional responsibility. Degrees and course credits must be earned from a nationally accredited college and/or university. Summary of Min
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Carnegie Mellon students invent apps to head off sexual assaults

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 1:46pm
A freshman girl stumbles glassy-eyed at a crowded party, and a guy steps in, leading her upstairs to his room. Maybe a couple of people notice, and wonder: “Shouldn’t her friends, whoever they are, walk her home?” then turn back to their conversations.Read full article >>
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Summer Farm Camp Educator | Chicago Lights at Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 12:37pm
US - IL, Qualifications Previous teaching experience or experience working with kids in an educational afterschool or community-based youth program Experience, skill, abilities, or knowledge with any of th
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