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Common-Core Repeal Faces Test at Okla. Supreme Court

Education Week - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 8:47am
A lawsuit that challenges the legislature's repeal of Common Core education standards for English and math is being scrutinized by Oklahoma's highest court.
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Degrees of Education: City College of San Francisco Survives

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:53am
A big community college had a long record of low graduation rates and uneven instruction. But when an overseer tried to act, an uproar ensued.
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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:31am
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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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Germany Wins the World Cup

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:32am
What was the final score of the championship game of the World Cup on Sunday?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Cell Biology

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:33am
Test your knowledge of cell biology by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | grotto

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in 29 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership | University of Maine

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 11:05pm
US - ME - Orono, Essential Duties & Responsibilities: The Educational Leadership program seeks a colleague committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service. Educational Leadership faculty membe
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Strauss: AFT calls for Education Secretary Duncan to submit to ‘improvement’ plan or resign

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 8:02pm

Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s relations with the country’s largest teachers unions — which collectively have more than 4 million members — keep getting worse. Earlier this month, the nation’s largest teachers union called for him to resign. On Sunday,  the second-largest teachers union passed a resolution that stopped short of a direct call for him to quit but urged President Obama to put Duncan on an “improvement plan.” If Duncan doesn’t improve, he should resign, it says.

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D.C. bill would ban school suspensions for city’s pre-K students

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 8:00pm

The District’s traditional and charter schools would be prohibited from expelling or suspending pre-kindergartners in most circumstances under new legislation that D.C. Council member David Grosso plans to introduce Monday, part of a broader push to reduce punishments that keep students out of class.

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International Education: Dutch Higher Education Policy Refocuses on Quality

Education News from NY Times - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 12:03pm
A shift from numerical targets aims to realign qualifications with job opportunities, but some opponents have cried foul.






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