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National fraternity leaders respond to 3-year suspension of chapter at Penn State

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 11:18am
National leaders of Kappa Delta Rho responded Wednesday to Penn State officials’ decision to suspend its chapter on campus there, saying that they respected the university’s decision and would work to improve fraternity life and ensure reinstatement of the chapter after the three-year suspension has concluded.Read full article >>







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School Leadership | Noble Network of Charter Schools

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:53am
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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Disciplinarian | Noble Network of Charter Schools

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:52am
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 - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:51am
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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Assistant/ Associate Professor of Culture and Spirituality; Director of Sophia Center | Holy Names University

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:03am
US - CA - Oakland, Assistant/Associate Professor of Culture and Spirituality; Director of Sophia CenterHoly Names UniversityPOSITION AND DUTIESHoly Names University invites applications for a full-time term position as
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Assistant Director of Design | California College of the Arts

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:02am
US - CA - Oakland, Assistant Director of DesignSan Francisco CampusCalifornia College of the ArtsPOSITION SUMMARY: The assistant director of design brings to CCA a unique blend of strategic oversight, administrative ac
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Assistant/ Associate Professor, Film/ Video (Cinematography) | Stevenson University

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 9:50am
US - MD - Stevenson, Assistant/Associate Professor, Film/Video (Cinematography)Stevenson UniversitySummary:Full-time faculty in the School of Design's Department of Film/Video responsible for teaching courses in film and
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Associate Director of Education and Action Research | Santa Clara University

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 9:36am
US - CA - Santa Clara, Associate Director of Education and Action ResearchSanta Clara UniversityDepartment: Miller Center for Soc. Entrep.Part Year: NoFLSA Status: ExemptStandard Hours (hours per week): 40Position Purpose:
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Axact Chief Executive Arrested in Pakistan Over Fake Diplomas Scandal

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 8:21am
The arrests were a sharp blow to a company that claimed to be Pakistan’s biggest software exporter and was on the cusp of starting a major television network.







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The Learning Network: Are Some Extreme Sports Too Extreme?

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 5:00am
Should each athlete be able to determine her or his own level of risk taking, even if it means that some people may die doing incredibly risky stunts?







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Strauss: How to teach students to struggle and fail — productively

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 5:00am
This is the fifth in a series of essays I am publishing that emanate from a project in which more than 20 biology teachers around the country wrote around the prompt: “What is the value of letting students struggle in class?”  The effort was an attempt to give teachers an avenue to discuss teaching and how they deal with the struggles of their students. You can read about the project here; the first post, here, about how much struggle is too much; the second post, here, about the nature of struggle; and the third post, here, about conversations about failure and success that teachers are scared to have. In the fourth post, a teacher explains why failure is not an option in her classroom, but, rather, it is a requirement.Read full article >>







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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Relax, the Terminator Is Far Away

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 4:38am
What will the robot that wins $2 million in prize money in this year’s Darpa competition have to do?







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Not in school, not working: Millions of young people worldwide are disengaged

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 4:00am
Tens of millions of young people around the world are not employed or in school, a problem that the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development attributes to a lack of basic literacy and math skills coupled with a disconnect between what children learn in class and what they need to know to get a job.Read full article >>







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Strauss: How one majority-minority school fosters a college-going culture

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 4:00am
I recently published a list of the 17  inaugural winners in the Schools of Opportunity project, a pilot initiative to identify and recognize public high schools that seek to close opportunity gaps through practices “that build on students’ strengths” — not by inundating them with tests.  (You can see the list here.)Read full article >>







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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | The ‘Wimpy Kid’ Author’s New Bookstore

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 3:40am
Below are several paragraphs from the May 22 article “The Bookstore Built by Jeff Kinney, the ‘Wimpy Kid.’ ” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?







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Penn State, Finding Harassment and Hazing, Suspends Recognition of a Fraternity

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 1:48am
The university withdrew its recognition of Kappa Delta Rho’s chapter for three years, after members posted images of drugs, hazing and nude, unconscious women on a secret Facebook page.







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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | credulity

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 48 New York Times articles in the past year.







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