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Director, Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church Day School | Rye Presbyterian Nursery School

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 3:28pm
US - NY - New York, Significant early childhood experience in a senior leadership position and outstanding personal qualities are sought. An advanced degree is required. MAPC Day School seeks a Director (Head of School)
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Prince George’s County hosts teacher recruitment fair

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 3:23pm

The Prince George’s County Public School System, which routinely starts each school year with dozens of teacher vacancies, is holding a job fair on Saturday to recruit teachers.

The school district is encouraging candidates to pre-register for the fair, which will be held at Northwestern High School in Hyattsville.

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D.C. officials to consider eight proposals for new charter schools

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 2:50pm

The D.C. Public Charter School Board is slated to hear proposals Tuesday and Wednesday evening from eight applicants who are seeking permission to open new charter schools in the fall of 2015.

Two of the eight proposals would establish boarding high schools, including one that would aim to meet the particular needs of children in foster care and another that would connect students with internships on Capitol Hill.

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Pa. teacher uses grant to enhance students' learning about the Civil War

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 2:15pm
History teacher Ross Farmer used a $750 grant to buy a 150-year-old canteen, artillery shells and other Civil War-era artifac -More
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Mass. students highlight history to mark community's 250th anniversary

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 2:15pm
Seventh-graders in Newburyport, Mass., will mark their community's 250th anniversary when their Port Projects showcase local  -More
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Okla. weighs bill that would cut social studies testing in 2015

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 2:15pm
Oklahoma lawmakers are considering a bill that would prohibit testing not mandated by federal law -- ending social studies te -More
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Wash. state drops graduation-project requirement

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 2:15pm
Washington state has adopted a law that eliminates a requirement that students complete culminating projects to graduate from -More
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Conn. 6th-graders write letters, visit lawmakers to support Alzheimer's bill

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 2:15pm
A group of sixth-graders from East Ridge Middle School in Connecticut recently went a step further on a project about Alzheim -More
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Ga. students care for on-campus fruit, nut trees

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 2:15pm
Students in a Georgia school district are raising vegetables and flowers in school gardens, and now have added caring for fru -More
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NCSS Tuesday webinars

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 2:15pm
Through June 10, NCSS presents a different professional development every Tuesday evening.  -More
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Mel Miller Outstanding Social Studies Leader Award

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 2:15pm
National Social Studies Supervisor Association annually presents the Mel Miller Outstanding Social Studies Leader Award to an -More
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Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 2:15pm
Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More
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When all else is lost, the future still remains.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 2:15pm
Christian Nestell Bovee, American writer -More
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Strauss: $100 million Gates-funded student data project ends in failure

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 2:00pm

A controversial $100 million student data collection project funded by the Gates Foundation and operated by a specially created nonprofit organization called inBloom is shutting down after failing to achieve its goals.

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Strauss: How Bill Gates and fellow billionaires can actually help public education

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 1:21pm

Here’s a novel idea for how Bill Gates and his fellow billionaires can use their mountains of money to actually help public education instead of continuing to waste the cash on ineffective and damaging school reforms.

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Motherlode Blog: Waiting, Hoping and Coming Unraveled

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 1:10pm
Disappointment mounts as a couple pursues infertility treatments in Israel.






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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 12:52pm
US - WA - Seattle, The Department of Urban Design and Planning invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Environmental Planning to start September 15, 2014. We seek candidates
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