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Audio Coordinator | Lehigh University

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 8:38am
US - PA - Bethlehem, Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Audio Engineering/Sound Design or equivalent combination of education and experience; Master's degree preferred Three to five years related work experience Exc
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ADMINISTRATOR - FINANCE & BUSINESS ECONOMICS | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 7:43am
US - WA - Seattle, ADMINISTRATOR - FINANCE & BUSINESS ECONOMICSReq #:109567Department:MICHAEL G. FOSTER SCHOOL OF BUSINESSJob Location:Seattle Campus Job Location Detail:Paccar Hall, Foster SchoolPosting Date:06/24/201
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ADMINISTRATOR - MARKETING & INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 7:43am
US - WA - Seattle, ADMINISTRATOR - Marketing & International BusinessReq #:109557Department:MICHAEL G. FOSTER SCHOOL OF BUSINESSJob Location:Seattle Campus Job Location Detail:Paccar Hall, Foster SchoolPosting Date:06/
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Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice | University of Michigan - Flint

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 6:57am
US - MI - Flint, The teaching load is 3/3 or 9 credit hours per semester. The candidate will teach Elite Deviance and other core criminal justice courses and courses in their area of specialization. The candidate wil
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Strauss: Is this really how we should test reading development in kids?

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 5:01am

DIBELS, or Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills,  is a set of procedures and measures developed at the University of Oregon for assessing literacy development in students from kindergarten through sixth grade. The DIBELS website says that the measures — one-minute fluency exercises — were “specifically designed to assess the five early literacy components: Phonological Awareness, Alphabetic Principle, Vocabulary, Comprehension, and Fluency with Connected Text,” but critics say its validity is very weak. (Here’s an extensive critique.) Nonetheless, DIBELS has become widely used in schools around the country since 2001 — reaching some 2 million children a year. In this post, Rachael Gabriel,  an assistant professor of reading education in the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut, write about continuing problems with DIBELS and how struggling readers are affected.

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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Cool at 13, Adrift at 23

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 4:49am
What does a study show about what happened to risk-taking, socially precocious 13-year-olds in later years?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | satirical

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 312 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Motherlode Blog: Read to a Tiny Baby? Yes

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 10:14pm
The American Academy of Pediatrics now advises doctors to recommend reading to infants, and for good reason. Reading is a habit best formed early.






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De Blasio Offers Easier Access to City Money for Special Education

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 8:38pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled a series of changes to make it easier for special-needs students in New York to receive private schooling at public expense.
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#5455 Associate Director of Technology Services (Administrator II), Technology Services | San Diego State University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 8:24pm
US - CA - San Diego, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities The ideal candidate will possess the following: Ability to work and communicate diplomatically and effectively with others, and maintain a coopera
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Shift in Law on Disability and Students Shows Lapses

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 7:55pm
The Education Department said that it would evaluate growth in students with disabilities over time and will compare their test scores with those of students not designated with special needs.






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#5459 Payroll Technician II, Center for Human Resources - Payroll Services | San Diego State University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 7:02pm
US - CA - San diego,   Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of general office methods, practices and procedures. Thorough knowledge of, or the ability to acquire quick
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Strauss: U.S. Education Department bailing out for-profit college chain

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 4:54pm

The U.S. Education Department just announced an agreement — or, rather, a bailout — with for-profit Corinthian Colleges, Inc., which would keep open the chain of more than 90 schools that has been investigated repeatedly by government entities for issues including false advertising and high dropout rates. It even was found to have paid companies to hire its graduates temporarily to boost its job placement rates.

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Prince George’s libraries offering free lunch to students

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 4:26pm

Grab a book and get a meal.

The Prince George’s Memorial Library System is providing free lunch to children who might otherwise go hungry during the summer because they depend on free and reduced-price lunches during the school year.

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Motherlode Blog: Sperm Donation Puts a New Layer on an Old Friendship

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 2:30pm
Becoming the sperm donor for my friend and her wife is changing our friendship, but we’re learning (the hard way) that it’s strong enough to hold.






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Assistant Professor of Sociology | Whitman College

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 2:04pm
US - WA - Walla Walla, Tenure-track position in Sociology, with expertise in Social Theory at the rank of assistant professor. Effective August 2015. Ph.D. required. The successful candidate will offer courses in sociologi
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