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Motherlode Blog: The Emotional Whiplash of Parenting a Teenager

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 1:34pm
One minute, your teen needs you. The next, she pushes you away—hard. That’s normal for her, but tough on the parent enduring the push and pull.






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Five things to know about suspension and expulsion in D.C. schools

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 1:22pm

D.C. Council member David Grosso’s push to prohibit public schools from suspending and expelling pre-kindergartners comes in response to a city report that found that 3- and 4-year-olds were punished with out-of-school suspension 181 times during the 2012-2013 school year.

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Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology | University of Puget Sound

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 1:08pm
US - WA - Tacoma, Appointment: Full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology; begins fall term 2015. Responsibilities: We seek a Sociologist with experti
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Director, Facility Operations, | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:19pm
US - WA - Bellevue, Qualifications/Core Competencies: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:•Associate's degree in a related field or equivalent education and experience•Three years progressively responsible experien
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Bookstore Temporary Retail Clerks | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:16pm
US - WA - Bellevue,  Qualifications/Core Competencies: Ability to be punctual and reliability Strong customer service skills Ability to give attention to detail Ability to learn procedures for collect
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Bookstore Temporary Part-Time Cashiers | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:14pm
US - WA - Bellevue,  Qualifications/Core Competencies: Strong customer service skills Ability to learn cash register system Ability to learn methods and procedures for cash handling Experience wor
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Fairfax school board elects Derenak Kaufax as chair

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:13pm

The Fairfax County school board Thursday elected Tamara Derenak Kaufax as the new chair of the board and Ted Velkoff to serve as the new vice chair.

Kaufax (Lee), who was currently serving as vice chair, will succeed Ilryong Moon (At Large), who completed two consecutive one-year terms leading the board.

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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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