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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | injurious

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 12:03am
This word has appeared in 45 New York Times articles in the past year.






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School closings are politically difficult. But are they good for student achievement?

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 12:01am
Closing public schools is a political minefield — just ask Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who had a tough reelection bid this year after dozens of school closures on his watch left voters concerned.But what do school closings mean for student achievement?Read full article >>






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Merger in Brooklyn Is an Alternative to City’s Small-School Model

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:08pm
A decade after a large, struggling middle school was shut down and replaced with two smaller ones, the Education Department is putting it back together and is likely to combine several others.
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Spanish Teacher | Grace Episcopal School

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 9:24pm
US - VA - ALEXANDRIA,      Interested candidates must be enthusiastic, self-motivated individuals who possess a Bachelor’s degree.  Experience in teaching and a commitment to our school’s mi
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Invitation of Big Sean to Princeton Festival Brings Debate on Free Speech

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 8:34pm
Protesters say the lyrics of the rapper, who is to perform in May, are misogynistic, setting off an argument about the standards a college campus holds pop culture to, especially regarding race and sex.






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Lower Elementary Head Teacher (Full-time) | Children's Day School

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 8:00pm
US - CA - San Francisco,   Requirements The successful candidate will have: A bachelor’s degree or higher 3+ years teaching at the lower elementary level A California teaching credential, or be working towar
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National Briefing | Northwest: Washington: Teacher Tackles Student Who Fired Gun

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 7:59pm
No one was injured after the teenager shot toward the ceiling in the school commons before classes began at North Thurston High School.






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Sweet Briar says faculty lawsuit is attempt by professors to get a ‘financial windfall’

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 5:05pm
This post has been updated.The Sweet Briar College administration responded to a faculty lawsuit Monday by saying professors who had sued to stop the college from closing were looking for personal financial gain.Read full article >>






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REC Coordinator | Urban Initiatives

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 4:25pm
US - IL - Chicago, Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field preferred Minimum of 18 years of age, US Citizen or permanent resident status Desire and ability to work with families and c
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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Shawn Mendes, Social Media Star

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 3:47pm
Here are several paragraphs from an April 24 article, “Shawn Mendes and the 6-Second Path to Stardom.’” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?






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The Learning Network: Why Might an Artist Choose to Turn Away From the Public Eye?

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 3:44pm
Why did painter Leo Bates leave the art community to work for decades in obscurity?






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Middle School Teachers: English & Social Studies | Chapin School

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 3:12pm
US - NJ, Chapin School seeks experienced MIDDLE SCHOOL teachers for 2015-2016 year positions: Social Studies and English A broad background of experience, and a passion for teaching Middle School childr
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Strauss: Why calling school reform ‘corporate reform’ is an insult to corporate reform

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 2:49pm
School reform in the age of No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top has for years been referred to by critics as “corporate reform.” Why? Because many school reformers seek to privatize the public education system, and they want the public education system to be operated like a business, even though it is a civic institution not designed to function within a business model. This post takes an unconventional view of the labeling of today’s school reform as “corporate reform,” arguing that “no leading company” would do some of the questionable things being done to public schools in the name of reform.Read full article >>






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California nonprofit group seeks to become ‘AARP for kids’

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 2:25pm
A California nonprofit organization known for its ratings of children’s media announced Monday that it will seek to become a national nonpartisan voice advocating for educational technology, early childhood education and other children’s issues.Read full article >>






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A former disc jockey, pet sitter and journalist becomes Teacher of the Year

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 1:47pm
Shanna Peeples was a country music disc jockey, a medical assistant, a pet sitter and a journalist before she finally gave in to a longtime urge and became a public school teacher.“I knew it was going to be really all-consuming,” said Peeples, a high school English teacher from Texas who on Monday was named the 2015 Teacher of the Year, an honor bestowed by the Council of Chief State School Officers.Read full article >>






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Disciplinarian | Noble Network of Charter Schools

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:20pm
US - IL - Chicago, Noble-Quality Non-Negotiables: A History of Personal Achievement Belief That All Students, Regardless of Background and Current Ability, Can Succeed In High School, College, and Life Belief In No
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Social Studies Teacher | Noble Network of Charter Schools

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:19pm
US - IL - Chicago, Be Noble. Teach Social Studies at Noble. Noble believes that it must provide an academic foundation that will prepare its students for future success in all endeavors. We’re looking for passi
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