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Admissions & Recruitment Specialist 1 (4507U) #18233 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 6:23am
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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Director of Sexual Assault Prevention and Student Advocacy (4565U) #18224 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 6:23am
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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Japanese Acquisitions Assistant - Library Assistant IV (6759C) #18227 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 6:23am
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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Chief of Staff (0554U) #18209 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 6:23am
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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2014/ 15 Z-Term Lecturer or Teaching Specialist: Chicano & Latino Studies | University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 6:16am
US - MN - Minneapolis, Duties/Responsibilities: The University of Minnesota, Department of Chicano and Latino Studies is inviting applications for part-time, temporary positions to teach courses that cannot be staffed by r
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Strauss: How Microsoft will make money from Common Core (despite what Bill Gates said)

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 4:02am

Microsoft founder Bill Gates got somewhat indignant when my Post colleague Lyndsey Layton asked him in an interview this past spring about concerns  of some opponents of the Common Core State Standards  that his important support for the initiative has been driven by business interests. The interview was part of the extensive reporting Layton did over two months to write an important story about Gates’s vital involvement in the Core initiative, which you can read here. (You can see the full interview here and an excerpted video here. )Here is how part of the interview went:

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District’s lawsuit against Options charter school delayed

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 6:46pm

A Superior Court Judge on Friday briefly delayed D.C.’s lawsuit against Options Public Charter School and its former leaders, writing that he was swayed to put the case on hold by the prospect that the case could impact similar ongoing criminal proceedings.

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D.C. State Board of Education seat up for grabs in special election

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 6:45pm

Longtime civic activist Philip Pannell and high school teacher Tierra Jolly are vying to be Ward 8’s next representative to the D.C. State Board of Education, which is responsible for establishing citywide academic standards.

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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 2:40pm
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.






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The Learning Network: Teenagers in The Times | June 2014

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 2:04pm
Our monthly collection of stories about young people in the news.






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Legos help Conn. 4th-graders tell U.S. history

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:24pm
Fourth-graders in a Connecticut school are participating in a three-year pilot program in which they use Lego blocks to depic -More
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U.K. students write, deliver letters honoring WWI soldiers

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:24pm
Students from Wallasey School in the United Kingdom recently visited the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior at Westminster Abbey in  -More
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How to use a maker mindset to approach project-based learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:24pm
Educator Patrick Waters suggests in this blog post that teachers combine two hot trends in education -- project-based learnin -More
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U.S. Department of Education unveils Excellent Educators for All Initiative

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:24pm
The Department of Education recently announced its Excellent Educators for All Initiative, which seeks to place more top teac -More
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