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Identifying Minorities in Spec. Ed.: Defining 'Too Many'

Education Week - August 2, 2016 - 5:19pm
More than 300 educators, researchers, and advocates respond to a proposed federal rule on how to define whether minorities are disproportionately identified for special education services.
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Principals Clamor for Inclusion in States' ESSA Planning

Education Week - August 2, 2016 - 5:18pm
The new federal K-12 law contains strong requirements for input from principals and others as states create new education plans, but some worry state commitment may be far from uniform.
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Advocate Moves Needle on Website Accessibility

Education Week - August 2, 2016 - 5:15pm
A Michigan woman is responsible for filing some 500 federal complaints against school districts and others with websites she says disregard the needs of users who are blind or visually impaired.
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New Plan Would Keep Nevada’s Sprawling Clark Co. District Intact

Education Week - August 2, 2016 - 5:13pm
A year after state lawmakers moved to break up the nation’s fifth-largest school district, a new plan instead would reorganize and decentralize it.
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Health Education: The Missing Link in Violence Prevention

Education Week - August 2, 2016 - 5:12pm
Proven in-school programs can reduce violence, write Roseanna Ander and Julia Quinn of the University of Chicago Crime Lab and Education Lab.
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Where the Vice-Presidential Nominees Stand on Education Issues

Education Week - August 2, 2016 - 5:10pm
Democrat Tim Kaine, a U.S. Sen. From Virginia, and Republican Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana bring varied perspectives on education as they vie for the vice presidency.
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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Social Anthropology and Development | Kings College London

Latest Job Postings - August 2, 2016 - 12:59pm
GBR - London, Department of International Development King’s College London This is a full-time post offered on an indefinite contract. The Department of International Development at King’s College
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Blogs of the Week

Education Week - August 2, 2016 - 12:58pm
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Are Final Clubs Too Exclusive for Harvard?

Education News from NY Times - August 2, 2016 - 11:09am
Secretive, selective ... sexist? The college is pushing its elite all-male (and all-female) organizations to change. Here’s a peek inside.
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Department Chair (Full Professor) | University of California, Irvine

Latest Job Postings - August 2, 2016 - 10:04am
US - CA - Irvine, Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Anthropology or a related field. Applicants should have a distinguished academic background and possesses a vision for the future of the field, a commitment to excelle
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Educators Weigh Learning Value of Pokémon Go

Education Week - August 2, 2016 - 8:16am
Teachers see potential to use the Pokémon Go game to help teach local history, civics, and other lessons, but skeptics worry about privacy risks.
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Standardized-Test Prep Isn't the Big, Bad Wolf

Education Week - August 2, 2016 - 8:14am
Preparing students for standardized tests does much more than merely teach "tips and tricks," writes test-prep instructor Travis Coleman.
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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest Winner, Week 5 | On ‘How the Government Supports Your Junk Food Habit’

Education News from NY Times - August 2, 2016 - 7:56am
Week 5 of our contest ran during the Republican convention, and many of the 807 entries reflected that. Read the work of our winner, Gabe S., who wrote about junk food and government subsidies, then see what else teenagers around the world were thinking about during one hot week in July.
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How He Got There: David Muir on How to Break Into Broadcast News

Education News from NY Times - August 2, 2016 - 5:00am
The ABC News anchor talks internships and Ithaca College.
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