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Latest Job Postings - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 8:03am
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: Throwback Thursday | The 1959 Little League World Series

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:02am
The news from this year’s Little League World Series has been all about Mo’ne Davis, but in 1959 homesick boys from Hawaii, playing in Williamsport, Pa., just days after Hawaii became the 50th state, were the focus.






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Clashes Erupt as Liberia Imposes Quarantine to Curb Ebola

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:30am
Do you think West African governments should continue to quarantine neighborhoods to stem the spread of Ebola? Or do you think quarantining whole neighborhoods, like Monrovia’s West Point, is inhumane?






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Strauss: A shocking statistic about the quality of education research

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:01am

In 1968, an article in Kappan magazine titled “The Need for Replication in Education Research” by education Professor Robert H. Bauernfeind said:

The principle of replication is the cornerstone of scientific inquiry. This principle holds that under similar conditions, one should obtain similar results. Replication has long been an essential aspect of research in the natural sciences, where science findings are not published until their repeatability has been demonstrated. In the natural science, the investigator may repeat his experiment 10 or 20 times, cross-comparing all results, prior to publishing his “findings”…. Read full article >>






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Japan

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 3:33am
Test your knowledge of Japan by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | dawdle

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in seven New York Times articles in the past year.






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Behind a sexual misconduct case at Brandeis University: questions on all sides

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:05pm

They dated for most of their first two years at Brandeis University, a relationship that began as one of the gay students was coming out. They broke up last summer. Six months later, one accused the other of sexual misconduct.

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Men punished in sexual misconduct cases on colleges campuses are fighting back

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:44pm

Men punished for sexual misconduct in the wave of cases sweeping college campuses are fighting back against what they call unfair student disciplinary systems and publicity that threatens to shatter their reputations.

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Inquiry Urged on Air Force Academy’s Handling of Sexual Assault Cases

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:19pm
Two senators asked for an independent investigation into allegations that Air Force Academy officials punished an investigator and the cadet informant who helped him look into drug use and sexual assault among football players.






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