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Momentum Is Building for Museum on Women

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 10:55pm
An effort to build a national women’s history museum has been helped by a declaration of support from the House majority leader and the ascension of women to key posts in the Senate.
    
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Lecturer in Global Arts Studies | University of California, Merced

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 8:09pm
US - CA - Merced, MA and/or PhD and a minimum of three years experience teaching at the college or university level are required. Must be able to provide a record of excellence in teaching upon request. Candidates with
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Lecturer in Global Arts Studies | University of California, Merced

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 8:09pm
US - CA - Merced, MA and/or PhD and a minimum of three years experience teaching at the college or university level are required. Must be able to provide a record of excellence in teaching upon request. Candidates with
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State Level Advocacy Issues and Efforts - Connecticut's Experience--Ana Post

NCSS Blogs from Connected - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 5:47pm
Dear NCSS Members: In an effort to keep you up to date on state level issues and advocacy efforts, and assist you in connecting with colleagues leading those efforts, we are pleased to invite you to join us for our very first State/Local Advocacy Webinar, which we hope will become a state advocacy webinar series running on the fourth Thursday of every month. This new series would run parallel to the federal advocacy webinar series that takes place on the third Wednesday of every month. --> Read More

Strauss: Arne Duncan heads to New Zealand, Hawaii with gaggle of staffers

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 5:39pm

This post has been updated.

My Post colleague Lyndsey Layton asked the Education Department about Secretary Arne Duncan’s trip this week to New Zealand and Hawaii -- which will round out his visits to all 50 states during his tenure. Here’s what she learned:

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Strauss: Arne Duncan heads to New Zealand, Hawaii with gaggle of staffers

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 5:39pm

My Post colleague Lyndsey Layton asked the Education Department about Secretary Arne Duncan’s trip this week to New Zealand and Hawaii -- which will round out his visits to all 50 states during his tenure. Here’s what she learned:

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Motherlode Blog: Apple Invites Parents to Review In-App Purchases

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 4:50pm
If your children have been making in-app purchases on iTunes without your permission, Apple is offering a refund.
    





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Motherlode Blog: Apple Invites Parents to Review In-App Purchases

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 4:50pm
If your children have been making in-app purchases on iTunes without your permission, Apple is offering a refund.
    





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NAEP Provides Vehicle for Study of Read-Aloud Option

Education Week - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 4:18pm
A sample of English-learners and students with disabilities in California scored better when parts of the NAEP reading-comprehension test were read aloud to them.
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NAEP Provides Vehicle for Study of Read-Aloud Option

Education Week - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 4:18pm
A sample of English-learners and students with disabilities in California scored better when parts of the NAEP reading-comprehension test were read aloud to them.
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Principals Pressed for Time to Lead Instructional Change

Education Week - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 4:17pm
Principals spend only a fraction of their day on instruction-related duties and new research suggests that some of that time may be wasted.
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Principals Pressed for Time to Lead Instructional Change

Education Week - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 4:17pm
Principals spend only a small fraction of their day on instruction-related duties, and new research suggests that some of that time may be wasted.
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Embracing Teachers as Critical Thinkers

Education Week - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 4:17pm
If the common-core standards are to succeed, the deeper learning and thinking they promote must be adopted by teachers, as well as students, writes David Ruenzel.
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Embracing Teachers as Critical Thinkers

Education Week - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 4:17pm
If the common-core standards are to succeed, the deeper learning and thinking they promote must be adopted by teachers, as well as students, writes David Ruenzel.
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Building a Better Teacher-Prep Program

Education Week - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 4:16pm
Caitlin Hannon and others from Teach Plus Indianapolis exhort teacher-prep programs to raise admission standards, offer transparent data on post-graduate results, and engage alumni for feedback.
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Building a Better Teacher-Prep Program

Education Week - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 4:16pm
Caitlin Hannon and others from Teach Plus Indianapolis exhort teacher-prep programs to raise admission standards, offer transparent data on post-graduation results, and engage alumni for feedback.
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Amherst a leader among elite colleges in enrolling students who need Pell grants

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 3:41pm

Most of the nation’s elite colleges and universities fall short of a benchmark that Amherst College surpassed five years ago: More than one-fifth of its students come from families poor enough to qualify for federal Pell grants.

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Amherst a leader among elite colleges in enrolling students who need Pell grants

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 3:41pm

Most of the nation’s elite colleges and universities fall short of a benchmark that Amherst College surpassed five years ago: More than one-fifth of its students come from families poor enough to qualify for federal Pell grants.

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