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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | June 10-16, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 3:05pm
How well did you follow the news this week? How well can you do against others taking our ten-question quiz? Test yourself and find out.






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Program Director, Project SPELL, UCLA Volunteer Center | University of California, Los Angeles

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 2:59pm
US - UCLA, Qualifications Knowledge of the professional goals of the departments, specific subject matter, audience characteristics, and requirements as they affect program administration. Skill in designing
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James Madison U. faces federal investigation related to sexual violence issues

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 2:55pm

The federal government is investigating how James Madison University handles reports of sexual violence, making it the third public university in Virginia to face such scrutiny.

The Education Department listed JMU last week among 62 higher education institutions nationwide that are under investigation in connection with sexual violence issues and the anti-discrimination law known as Title IX.

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International Admissions Coordinator, | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 2:42pm
US - WA - Bellevue, Qualifications/Core Competencies: Minimum Qualifications:    Bachelor’s degree or two years of work experience in international student affairs.  Working knowle
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Program Director, Project SPELL, UCLA Volunteer Center | University of California, Los Angeles

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 2:41pm
US - CA - Los Angeles, Qualifications Knowledge of the professional goals of the departments, specific subject matter, audience characteristics, and requirements as they affect program administration. Skill in designing
Categories: Jobs

Motherlode Blog: The World’s Best Father Gets a Close Shave

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 2:22pm
Daughter Alice Bee has some special pampering planned for the World’s Best Father.






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Motherlode Blog: Whose Dress Code Is It, and Why?

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 2:06pm
The best school dress codes aren’t about students and sexuality, but about placing school on the list of places where there are standards, and where the freedom to do whatever we want, whenever we want shouldn’t and doesn’t apply.






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Educators collaborate to help Md. students learn about War of 1812

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 1:39pm
Eighth-graders in Maryland recently presented three short films they created to highlight key people, sites and events in the -More
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Teacher turns zombie-themed graphic approach into startup

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 1:39pm
Teacher David Hunter has taken his Zombie-Based Learning startup to use zombie-themed comic books to keep middle-school stude -More
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N.C. district focuses on college, career prep for all

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 1:39pm
A North Carolina school district is preparing all students for college and career, regardless of which path they choose after -More
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Calif. educators learn to integrate farming, food in the classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 1:39pm
Students in a California school district recently participated in a four-day training program on botany, poultry, egg product -More
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Librarian compiles list of educator-approved apps

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 1:39pm
Michelle Luhtala, a high-school librarian in Connecticut, used crowdsourcing to compile a list of education mobile applicatio -More
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Ore. graduates create prototype bench for county project

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 1:39pm
Four recent high-school graduates in Portland, Ore., presented the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners with a prototype d -More
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Pa. 5th-graders work to restore vandalized vegetable garden

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 1:39pm
Fifth-grade students from Stetser Elementary School in Chester, Pa., are bouncing back with the help of college students and  -More
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NCSS Awards -- there's still time!

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 1:39pm
The deadline to apply or nominate a colleague for NCSS awards has been extended to June 20.  -More
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Freedom Summer's 50th anniversary: Investigating the civil rights movement

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 1:39pm
This three-day workshop, July 30 to August 1, will provide a varied program of civil rights panelists, demonstration of the F -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 1:39pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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