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Department Head in Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology | Eastern Michigan University

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 9:49am
US - MI - Ypsilanti, Department Head in Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology Eastern Michigan University   Eastern Michigan University's Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology seeks a Departm
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Positive School Reform: Reimagining the ESEA

Education Week - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 9:40am
Listening to educators and allowing research to guide decisionmaking will lead to real change in U.S. schools, writes Jack Jennings.
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As Common-Core Test Season Begins, Teachers Feel Pressure

Education Week - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 9:40am
A combination of earlier testing times and interruptions in instruction due to snow days is putting pressure on teachers to cover as much content as they can to get students ready.
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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Feb. 23, 2015

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 8:00am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by posting about what you see, and why. A live discussion is offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern time.






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The Learning Network: Would Arming College Students Help Prevent Sexual Assaults on Campus?

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 6:00am
Do you think that the banning of concealed weapons makes college campuses more safe or more dangerous?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | The Calories at Chipotle

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 5:47am
Here are several paragraphs from a Feb. 17 article and interactive, “At Chipotle, How Many Calories Do People Really Eat?” Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Hollywood’s Brightest Night

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 5:33am
Who were the big winners in Sunday night’s Oscar Awards?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | leonine

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 1:03am
This word has appeared in 10 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Sanctions Put Academic Freedoms to a Test on a Campus Far From Tehran

Education News from NY Times - Sun, 02/22/2015 - 9:32pm
A decision by the University of Massachusetts to follow through on a law that bars Iranian students from some science and engineering programs sparked fury, consternation and accusations of discrimination.






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Two Chicago universities, one private and one public, vie for Obama library

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 02/22/2015 - 9:31pm
CHICAGO — It would be crushing here if the winner was New York. The bid from Hawaii, where Barack Obama was born, seems an afterthought.Four short words sum up the confident pitch from the South Side for the right to host the 44th president’s official library and museum: “Bring it on home.”Read full article >>






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Larry A. Bowers becomes Montgomery’s interim superintendent

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 02/22/2015 - 7:07pm
The District‘Fierce advocate’ for charters to step downRobert Cane, the executive director of a pro-charter school advocacy group in the District, has announced he is leaving his job after more than 16 years.Read full article >>






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Mathews: How the hardest-working principals avoid burning themselves out

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 02/22/2015 - 5:39pm
When Kristy Ochs became principal of the KIPP DC AIM Academy six years ago, she started at 7 a.m. and didn’t leave the Southeast Washington school until 8 p.m. Having taught at the public charter school since it began, she felt, as other staffers did, that her mostly low-income students’ impressive achievement levels — 30 percentage points above the city average in math and nearly 20 points above the average in reading — were worth the personal sacrifices.Read full article >>






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