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The Trials of Graham Spanier, Penn State’s Ousted President

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 3:00pm
For 16 years, Spanier oversaw the school’s growth from remote outpost of American higher education to top-tier public university. Now he is facing felony charges. How much should anyone pay for a sin of omission?
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Faculty positions in Anthropology | Yale-NUS College

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:30pm
SGP - Nationwide, Yale-NUS College, a collaboration between the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Yale University, is seeking to hire one or more open rank faculty members in sociocultural anthropology. We s
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Early education should be integral part of elementary schools, foundation says

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:38pm

Preschool programs should be integral parts of elementary schools with comparable funding levels and school hours; child-care professionals should be trained as teachers, not babysitters; and state data systems should include information about early education, according to a blueprint for speeding up improvements in early education.

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Why I was wrong to trash poster boards

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 1:26pm

Several teachers and parents have been eviscerating me, rightfully, for my thoughtless dismissal of poster-board projects — those visual assignments we’ve all had to do — as homework. My column on that subject cited an expert — former national high school principal of the year, Mel Riddile — who thought poster boards were often misused. But I failed to emphasize something Riddile and I both know: These days poster boards can be vital for the presentation skills all children should learn.

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Deirdre Lavery is new principal of Fairfax’s Lee High School

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:18pm

Veteran Fairfax County administrator Deirdre Lavery has been named principal of Springfield’s Lee High School.

Lavery succeeds Abe Jeffers, who left Lee in May to serve as a top administrator in Richmond city schools. Lavery had most recently served as the director of the old Cluster 3.

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Motherlode Blog: Simplifying Measuring Medication for Children

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:23am
Parents trying to administer medicine to children younger than 12 are often baffled by measuring options and confusing labels.






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Ticking Viral Bombs, Left in Boxes

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 8:25am
Should the United States and Russia destroy all stocks of the smallpox virus, or should they keep samples in case they are needed for further research? Why?






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Tierra Jolly wins D.C. State Board of Education race

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 8:00am

Tierra Jolly defeated opponent Philip Pannell in a sleepy special election Tuesday to fill the Ward 8 seat on the D.C. State Board of Education, according to unofficial results from all 17 precincts posted online late Tuesday.

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A Mantra for K-12 Philanthropy: First, Do No Harm

Education Week - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 7:15am
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's recent $120 million gift to San Francisco Bay Area public schools is no panacea—just ask Newark, writes Frederick M. Hess.
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Associate Professor or Professor | University of Chicago (UC)

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 7:03am
US - IL - Chicago, The Department of Sociology is looking to hire one or more tenured faculty members at the associate professor or professor level. All areas of interest to sociology will be considered; we are looking
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Assistant Professor | University of Chicago (UC)

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 7:03am
US - IL - Chicago, The Department of Sociology is looking to hire one or more tenure-track faculty members at the assistant professor level. All areas of interest to sociology will be considered; we are looking for can
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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 6:42am
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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QA, Audit & Compliance Analyst - CSS (7398U) #18253 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 5:57am
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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Administrative Officer 2 (7376U) #18117 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 5:57am
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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