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Motherlode Blog: The Cuckoo Bird and the Baby

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 9:39am
The cuckoo bird lays its eggs in another bird’s nest, then flies off, never to return. Is a sperm donor like the cuckoo bird?






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E-Cigarettes Cloud Schools' Anti-Smoking Policies

Education Week - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:16am
Fearing that trendy electronic cigarettes will fuel a resurgence in teenage smoking, educators are clamping down on students' use of the devices on school grounds.
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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:53am
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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Women's Resource Center Assistant Coordinator | Portland Community College

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:30am
US - OR - Portland, Women's Resource Center Assistant CoordinatorPortland Community CollegeJob SummaryThis position assists the Women's Resource Center Coordinator in carrying out the day-to-day activities in the Women'
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Associate and Full professor | Nazarbayev University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 6:56am
KAZ - Nationwide, Successful candidates should hold a doctorate degree (Ph.D.), have considerable experience in supervising students on the graduate level of study, possess strong teaching skills and experience, excell
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Assistant Professor, Sociology and Sustainability | University of California Santa Cruz

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 6:31am
US - CA - Santa Cruz, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGYAssistant Professor, Sociology and SustainabilityThe Sociology Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applic
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Classroom/ Facilities Coordinator (6291U) #18324 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 6:30am
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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Leave Replacement, HRIS Specialist - CSS (4722C) #18179 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 6:30am
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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Academic Advisor, University Honors Program | University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 6:21am
US - MN - Minneapolis, Duties/Responsibilities: 60% - Advise Honors students from Orientation through graduation with Latin Honors. Conduct Orientation meetings and, depending on expertise and interest, topical advising se
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Strauss: School puts nearly 100 kindergartners in one class in a teaching experiment

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 4:02am

(No, the headline is not from The Onion.)

Brenda Scott Academy of Theater Arts is a high-poverty preK-8th school in east Detroit that is part of the Education Achievement Authority, a district run by Michigan authorities for schools identified as being the lowest-performing. Brenda Scott has an extended calendar and won’t end its current school year until Aug. 7.

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Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Social Studies Education | National Institute of Education (Singapore)

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 2:04am
SGP - Singapore, • A PhD in Social Studies Education, or a related field, from an internationally acclaimed institution at the time of appointment. • A good track record in teaching and research, and / or a promisin
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Everyday Economics: How the Government Exaggerates the Cost of College

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 12:30am
The inflation index for college tuition has become notorious. But it reflects sticker prices over the past 20 years, not what families actually pay.






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Gene I. Maeroff, Education Reporter and Author, Dies at 75

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:28pm
A former education reporter for The Times, Mr. Maeroff found a second career working as an author, a researcher and an adviser on education issues.






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Campbell Brown takes on teacher tenure in New York

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:54pm

An advocacy group headed by former television journalist Campbell Brown filed a lawsuit in New York on Monday that seeks to overturn the state’s tenure laws and other job protections for teachers.

The legal challenge in New York comes a month after a Los Angeles judge struck down teacher tenure and other related California laws that offer job security to educators, a decision that is triggering similar actions around the country.

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Assistant Professor | Princeton University

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:21pm
US - NJ - Princeton, PhD prior to appointment The Department of Anthropology at Princeton University invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in sociocultural anthropology, to begin in Septembe
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Major county youth soccer group files lawsuit against Montgomery school system

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:16pm

A Montgomery County Council committee on Monday sidestepped a battle between the school system and the county’s major recreational youth soccer organization, giving its go-ahead for bidding on a synthetic turf playing field at Winston Churchill High School in Potomac but saying it would not weigh in on what has become a legal clash.

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Refrigeration Mechanic, | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 6:49pm
US - WA - Bellevue, Qualifications/Core Competencies: Minimum Qualifications: Two years Refrigeration Mechanic work experience with journeyman standing. Vocational training may be substituted for work experie
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