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State Senate Rejects Bill Granting Tuition Aid to Illegal Immigrants

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 8:29pm
The legislation would have allowed students without proper immigration status to receive financial aid through state programs, if they met certain conditions.
    





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Continuing Education

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 7:54pm
High-achieving women are returning to jobs they left to care for children or aging parents, taking advantage of help offered by the banks and law firms that first hired them. Also, going to school to become an umpire or referee: In the big leagues, at least, the money is good.
    
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Postdoctoral fellowship for Aarhus University Research on the Anthropocene (AURA) | Department of Culture and Society, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 6:55pm
DNK - Nationwide, The AURA project at the Department of Culture and Society, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship. The appointment begins on 1 September 2014 o
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Lecturer - International and Area Studies Academic Program | University of California, Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 6:00pm
US - CA - Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley International and Area Studies Political Economy The International and Area Studies Academic Program (IASAP) at the University of California, Berkeley is ge
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Director of Communications | Chinese American International School

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 5:31pm
US - CA - San Francisco, Required Qualifications Bachelor’s degree Minimum of 8-10 years of related work experience Familiarity with current software, technologies, and practices including use of web and socia
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Motherlode Blog: How Do I Make the Most of My Paternity Leave?

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 4:54pm
We’d like to ask dads (and the moms or partners who know them) to share their wisdom about how to have the best possible paternity leave.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Weekly News Quiz | March 11-17, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 3:35pm
Flight 370, March Madness, viral videos and more: How much do you know about this week’s news?
    





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Strauss: Wyoming is first state to officially reject new science standards

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 3:31pm

This time the ruckus wasn’t as much about evolution as man-made climate change, but whatever the reason, Wyoming has become the first state to legislatively block the Next Generation Science Standards, an initiative aimed at boosting science education across the country.

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Snow days are adding up at Washington area schools this winter

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 3:30pm

This post has been updated to reflect school closures on Monday, March 17.

With a series of storms and cold snaps during the winter of 2013-2014, snow days at the region’s schools have been piling up. The snowstorm that began early Monday morning has led the region’s school systems to cancel school yet again, and school closures in most jurisdictions have passed the number of closures during the 2009-2010 winter, when the area was hit with “Snowmageddon.”

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Fairfax teens to send rockets in flight

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 2:35pm

Aspiring teenage rocketeers from 14 Fairfax County schools will take part in qualifying rounds this month for the Team America Rocketry Challenge.

Thirty Fairfax teams, including an all-girls group from Longfellow Middle School, will compete for a spot in the national finals to be held in May at Great Meadow in the Plains, Va. The contest is sponsored by the Aerospace Industries Association to promote science, technology, engineering and math among the nation’s youth.

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How tangible history lessons can connect past to present

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 1:56pm
Re-creating experiential lessons in the classroom to guide students' understanding of the connections between the past and pr -More
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Assessment questions that have important implications for teaching, learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 1:56pm
Educators and policymakers should ask themselves what assessments measure, how they help teachers, how they serve students an -More
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Study: Students' scores improve with later high-school start times

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 1:56pm
Researchers from the University of Minnesota have found that students at high schools with later start times have higher grad -More
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How to integrate technology seamlessly in the classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 1:56pm
The key to developing a technology-based classroom is to do it seamlessly and with a focus on creating an engaging, student-c -More
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