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The Learning Network Blog: Poetry Pairing | ‘Three Six Five Zero’

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 11:04am
This Poetry Pairing features the poem “Three Six Five Zero” by Conor O’Callaghan and the Bits blog post “Disruptions: Digital Era Redefining Etiquette” by Nick Bilton.
    





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DCPS outlines baseline courses for all middle-school students

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 10:12am

D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson has promised to invest millions of dollars in improving city middle schools next year, acknowledging that many schools need more resources to offer a full range of courses and meet students’ needs.

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DCPS outlines baseline courses for all middle-school students

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 10:12am

D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson has promised to invest millions of dollars in improving city middle schools next year, acknowledging that many schools need more resources to offer a full range of courses and meet students’ needs.

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Study Finds No Upswing in Racially Isolated Schools

Education Week - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 9:47am
Average levels of school segregation by race have barely budged since the 1980s, says a forthcoming research review, but some scholars beg to differ.
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Instructor or Lecturer of History | University of Virginia

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 8:08am
US - VA - Charlottesville, University of VirginiaInstructor or Lecturer of HistoryClosing Date: Open Until FilledJob Number: 0613814Posting Summary:The University Of Virginia Corcoran Department Of History seeks applications t
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SynBERC Education & Outreach Director (0378U) #17530 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 7:53am
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, generat
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Senior Science and Technology Educator (Public Education Specialist 4) (4169U) #15920 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 7:53am
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, generat
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Applications Programmer 2 (7299U), Berkeley Seismological Laboratory - #17541 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 7:53am
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, generat
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Laboratory Assistant I - Browns Valley, CA (9605C), #17307 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 7:53am
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, generat
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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 7:07am
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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Strauss: How to make school important in places that it isn’t

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 6:00am

All of the reforms pushed onto public school districts in recent years fail to take into account that in many parts of the United States, going to school just isn’t very important. In this post, Joanne Yatvin, a past president of the National Council of Teachers of English who now supervises student teachers for Portland State University and writes books for teachers, talks about how to make room for cultural differences in K-12 education so that more young people will feel like they belong in school.

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Strauss: How to make school important in places that it isn’t

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 6:00am

All of the reforms pushed onto public school districts in recent years fail to take into account that in many parts of the United States, going to school just isn’t very important. In this post, Joanne Yatvin, a past president of the National Council of Teachers of English who now supervises student teachers for Portland State University and writes books for teachers, talks about how to make room for cultural differences in K-12 education so that more young people will feel like they belong in school.

Read full article >>
    





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The Learning Network: Should Colleges Ban Fraternities?

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 5:01am
Fraternities have been in the news for problems like racism, sexual violence and hazing-related injuries and deaths. Should they be banned? What would be gained and what would be lost?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Lorde’s Take on Teenage Life

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 4:42am
How does this critic describe Lorde and “Pure Heroine”?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | English, March 13, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 4:17am
Can you choose the best synonym for “tantamount,” as it is used in the article?
    





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