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Security measures increase as schools open for new year in a new era

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 5:02pm

At Julius West Middle School in Rockville, Md., all doors are locked after the morning bells ring. Those who arrive once the schoolday begins must buzz to get in, and they are video-recorded as they speak into an intercom.

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Mathews: Massachusetts has better schools than us? Maybe not.

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:10pm

My colleague Reid Wilson explained in Outlook recently that Massachusetts appears to be our nation’s best state for education. Its preschool and kindergarten enrollment, testing standards, high school graduation rates, family income and parental employment put it at the top.

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International Education: University Revokes Job Offer After Professor’s Twitter Posts on Israel

Education News from NY Times - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:03pm
Thousands of scholars and others are objecting after the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign rescinded the offer to Steven G. Salaita.






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Strauss: SAT/ACT tutoring: $1,500 for 90 minutes. And 14 sessions are required. Really.

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:15am

If you thought that paying a couple of hundred dollars for an hour of SAT/ACT tutoring for your child was outrageous, get this: A tutor named Anthony Green charges $1,500 for 90 minutes — and he insists that customers take a minimum of 14 sessions, all online. Why? Because rich people will pay, and because he believes he is just that good.

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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 6:36am
US - WA - Seattle, The Department of Urban Design and Planning invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Environmental Planning to start September 15, 2014. We seek candidates
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Laboratory Asst II (9603C) #18560 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 5:59am
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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Administrative Assistant II - Records Associate - CSS (4723C) #18569 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 5:59am
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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Leave Replacement, HRIS Specialist - CSS (4722C) #18567 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 5:59am
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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Program Assistant (4723C) #18555 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 5:59am
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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HR Generalist 2 - CSS Service Delivery (7595U) #18080 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 5:59am
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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California Governor Appeals Court Ruling Overturning Protections for Teachers

Education News from NY Times - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 3:54pm
In a one-page appeal, Gov. Jerry Brown and the state attorney general, Kamala D. Harris, argued that a decision of such scope needed to be made by a higher court.






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Strauss: Can a $1 million global teacher competition (backed by Bill Clinton) boost the profession?

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 1:51pm

There’s no question that many teachers feel demoralized amid a punitive school “reform” movement and that their profession could use a boost, but is a $1 million global competition for a single “exceptional” teacher really the way to go about doing that?

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Strauss: ‘Shut your lips and stand in line’ — what no kid should hear on the first day of school

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 10:00am

Veteran educator Matt Fiteny is the social studies education manager at the non-profit Center for Inspired Teaching in Washington D.C., which trains educators at all stages of their careers to improve their ability to raise student achievement. He worked for 12 years as a teacher, teacher-leader and administrator. This is a short post about an experience he had on the first day of school in Washington D.C.

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Assistant or Associate Professor, K-8 Curriculum and Instruction: Bilingual Language Arts/ Literacy | San Jose State University

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 7:58am
US - CA - San Jose, San José State UniversitySan José, California ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION AVAILABILITY Subject to Budgetary ApprovalK-8 Curriculum and Instruction: Bilingual Language Arts/Literacy Job Ope
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Coordinator of K-12 and Community Outreach | University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 7:36am
US - MI - Ann Arbor, The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology at the University of Michigan seeks a full-time Coordinator of K-12 and Community Outreach to support the Museum's varied educational and conservation activities. Th
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ACADEMIC COUNSELOR - SENIOR | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 6:55am
US - WA - Seattle, ACADEMIC COUNSELOR - SENIORReq #:111061Department:COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING ADV & DVRSTY CTRJob Location:Seattle Campus Job Location Detail:College of EngineeringPosting Date:08/29/2014Closing Info:To e
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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 6:55am
US - WA - Seattle, The Department of Urban Design and Planning invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Environmental Planning to start September 15, 2014. We seek candidates
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Assistant Professor, Economics | University of California, San Diego

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 6:31am
US - CA - La Jolla, Assistant Professor, Economics (10-807)(Any Field, Applied Econometrics) Division of Social Sciences - EconomicsUniversity of California San DiegoSalary:Salary is commensurate with qualifications and
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Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Social Studies Education | National Institute of Education (Singapore)

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 5:10am
SGP - Nationwide, • A PhD in Social Studies Education, or a related field, from an internationally acclaimed institution at the time of appointment. • A good track record in teaching and research, and / or a promisin
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County reports 12 confirmed or suspected cases of whooping cough in schools

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 12:03am

Three confirmed cases of whooping cough and nine suspected cases have been reported by Montgomery County at four schools, according to officials and a letter that went home to parents.

Whooping cough, or pertussis, is highly contagious and begins with mild, coldlike symptoms, including coughs and runny noses. The initial symptoms usually appear seven to 10 days after exposure.

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