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Funding for pre-K revamp uncertain

Education Week - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 10:00am
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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Dec. 22, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 8:00am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by posting about what you see, and why. A live discussion is offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern time.






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Executive Assistant to the Dean of Students (7384U)-#19099 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 6:57am
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: What Does Santa Claus Mean to You?

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 6:01am
Beyond the promise of receiving presents, why might it be worth believing in Santa Claus?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Two New York City Police Officers Ambushed

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 5:33am
Who were the police officers killed in an ambush in Brooklyn?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | ‘Christmas Icetastrophe’ on Syfy

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 5:25am
In this quiz you’ll find all four paragraphs of a Dec. 19 TV review, “Making Icicles of Everyone.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | ravine

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 41 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Accusers and the Accused, Crossing Paths at Columbia University

Education News from NY Times - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 11:54pm
Paul Nungesser was cleared of responsibility by Columbia University after being accused of rape by a fellow student, who turned her outrage into a performance piece. He is now speaking out.






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Five tips for students during winter break: Read, camp, build, go online, play

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 6:22pm
For many young students, the toll of the bell on the last day of school before winter break means the beginning of holiday fun, presents and long, unstructured days. It can be a gleeful reprieve from hours in the classroom and daily homework assignments. But while the temptation for children might be to slump in front of a television or get lost in video games, some educators say it’s important to take steps to maintain what children learned in school while they’re taking a break from it.Read full article >>






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Strauss: Here’s who got the biggest Gates Foundation education grants for 2014

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 2:43pm
Bill Gates is famous for many things, including spending hundreds of millions of dollars to develop, promote and defend the Common Core State Standards. In 2014, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded millions more for the Core, plus other issues in the education world.Read full article >>






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International Education: UMass-Lowell and Raytheon Unite on Kuwait Degree Project

Education News from NY Times - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 1:01pm
The American military contractor will provide $50 million to help cover the cost of the first seven years of the University of Massachusetts-Lowell’s venture.






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Mathews: Firing this D.C. principal makes no sense

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 12:53pm
Hiring good principals is the key to making good schools. Firing good principals is the opposite. So I don’t understand why D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson is not renewing the contract of a fine principal, Peter J. Cahall of Woodrow Wilson High School.Read full article >>






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Social Studies/ History Teacher (125K Annual Salary-Immediate Hire) | The Equity Project Charter School

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 12:29pm
US - NY - New York, Social Studies/ History Teacher (125K Annual Salary-Immediate Hire) DESCRIPTION: The Equity Project Charter School is now hiring for a Social Studies/History Teaching position. Immediate hire! The
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Social Studies/ History Teacher (125K Annual Salary-Immediate Hire) | The Equity Project Charter School

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 12:04pm
US - NY - New York, Social Studies/ History Teacher (125K Annual Salary-Immediate Hire) DESCRIPTION: The Equity Project Charter School is now hiring for a Social Studies/History Teaching position. Immediate hire! Th
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Social Studies/ History Teacher (125K Annual Salary-Immediate Hire) | The Equity Project Charter School

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 11:56am
US - NY - New York, Social Studies/ History Teacher (125K Annual Salary-Immediate Hire) DESCRIPTION: The Equity Project Charter School is now hiring for a Social Studies/History Teaching position. Immediate hire! Th
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Social Studies/ History Teacher (125K Annual Salary-Immediate Hire) | The Equity Project Charter School

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 11:40am
US - NY - New York, Social Studies/ History Teacher (125K Annual Salary-Immediate Hire) DESCRIPTION: The Equity Project Charter School is now hiring for a Social Studies/History Teaching position. Immediate hire! Th
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Motherlode Blog: This Holiday, Don’t Hide the Piercings From Grandma

Education News from NY Times - Sun, 12/21/2014 - 9:10am
Rather than a one-way transfer of my beliefs to them, my kids, now 19 and 16, are teaching me to see the world—and my in-laws—with new eyes.






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Motherlode Blog: Why We Don’t Do the Naughty List

Education News from NY Times - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 6:07pm
I understand why the naughty list helps some parents. But for my anxious daughter, it’s the opposite of Christmas magic. Bless the mall Santa who understood that.






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ACLU challenges vote requiring transgender students to use ‘private’ bathroom facilities

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 5:07pm
Gavin Grimm just wants to be able to use the high school boys’ room without being called a “freak.”A 15-year-old sophomore at Gloucester High School in Virginia’s Tidewater region, he was barred from using the boys’ restrooms at school after the local School Board voted to limit boys’ and girls’ restrooms and locker rooms “to the corresponding biological genders,” a policy that requires transgender students to use “alternative private facilities.” Public commenters at the board meeting hurled insults at those like Gavin, saying that transgender students should not be allowed to use the bathroom that boys do because it would infringe on their privacy.Read full article >>






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