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NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 1:49pm
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Chancellor Set to Centralize Management of New York City Schools

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 1:19pm
Chancellor Carmen Fariña is expected to announce that principals will report to district superintendents, dispensing with a core philosophy of the Bloomberg administration.
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4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT EDUCATOR (50%) FOREST COUNTY | University of Wisconsin - Extension

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 1:05pm
US - WI - Crandon, Qualifications: To be considered eligible for this position, you must meet all of the following minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with coursework in the areas of education, youth dev
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A Counterculture Spirit Flourishes, Preserved Under Fiberglass Domes

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 12:35pm
A 1970s experiment in communal housing at the University of California, Davis, continues to draw students with its sustainable, grow-your-own ethos.

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Three Intel finalists from Washington area high schools

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 12:00pm
Three Washington area students were tapped Wednesday as Intel Science Talent Search finalists, recognized among a group of 40 honored nationwide in the prestigious research competition for high school seniors.Read full article >>
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Strauss: Teacher tells Congress: ‘The federal incentives in education are wrong’

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 11:10am
Here is testimony given by a public school teacher at Wednesday’s hearing on the rewriting of No Child Left Behind by the Senate education committee, chaired by Sen. Lamar Alexander, Republican of Tennessee and a former U.S. secretary of education. The teacher is Stephen Lazar, a National Board Certified teacher who helped start Harvest Collegiate High School, a public school in New York City where he teaches social studies and English, and is dean of Academic Progress. He is also developing model U.S. history curriculum units for the New York Social Studies Toolkit Project. He previously taught at the Academy for Young Writers in Brooklyn and the Bronx Lab School, where he served as department chair, instructional coach, and UFT chapter leader. He began teaching at Hayfield High School in Fairfax County, Va. Lazar’s writing on education policy and practice has been widely published. The testimony was also published on the Shanker blog.Read full article >>
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Kansas Schools Could Lose $127.4 Million in Budget Plan, Study Finds

Education Week - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:12am
Gov. Sam Brownback's proposed budget represents about a $127.4 million cut in schools' regular K-12 operating funds from this fiscal year to next year, according to a report released Tuesday by the state Department of Education.
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Strauss: Jeb vs. George W.: A key difference between the Bush brothers on school reform

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:07am
Now that Jeb Bush seems likely to run for president in 2016, inevitable comparisons will be made between his approach to education reform — a focus of his efforts when he was governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007 and afterward — and that of his brother George W. Bush, who made the No Child Left Behind law a key initiative when he was president.Read full article >>
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Report Summary: Do Principals Have an Impossible Job?

Education Week - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:44am
In this special report, we examine how educators and policymakers are cultivating principals who can be the kind of political, managerial, and instructional leaders the profession now demands.
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For Principals, Continuous Learning Critical to Career Success

Education Week - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:44am
The need for more high-quality professional development for school leaders is gaining traction in local districts and with state and federal policymakers.
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KIPP Principal Training Rooted in 'Real-World' Practice

Education Week - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:44am
The nation's largest charter network annually prepares principal candidates with intensive training and support.
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Lecturer, Course, and Program Assistant - Marine Biological Laboratory | University of Chicago (UC)

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 7:59am
US - IL - Chicago, The College at the University of Chicago is accepting applications for a lecturer/course/program assistant position for the Autumn 2015. In Autumn 2015 a series of courses organized around the gener
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