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Massive Online Open Course -- Improving Historical Reading and Writing

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 1:29pm
Improving Historical Reading & Writing is a free Massive Online Open Course offered June 22 to Sept.  -More
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Summer Webinar Series -- The Reconstruction Amendments: A Constitutional Revolution

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 1:29pm
This series of three webinars concerns the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments and the change in the Constitution that they repres -More
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NCSS SmartBrief will not publish May 25

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 1:29pm
NCSS SmartBrief will not publish Monday in observance of the Memorial Day holiday in the U.S.  -More
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Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 1:29pm
Peter Drucker, management consultant and writer -More
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The Learning Network: Honoring Memorial Day and Looking Ahead

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 1:02pm
We’ll be off on Monday, May 25, in honor of Memorial Day, which originated after the Civil War to honor the Union soldiers who gave their lives in the conflict.







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High School Special Education Teacher - LMACS | Middlesex Community College

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:59pm
US - MA - Lowell, Company Description: Middlesex Community College (MCC) employs over 800 people in full-time, part-time, faculty, professional administrative and support positions at campuses in both Lowell and Bedf
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Economic View: What to Learn in College to Stay One Step Ahead of Computers

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:26pm
Universities are struggling to figure out how to impart information to students that won’t be overridden in the near future by computers and robots.







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The leaders failed: A former Sweet Briar board member speaks out

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:45am
Maggie Saylor Patrick is a 2007 graduate of Sweet Briar College who serves as the Director of the Alumni Annual Fund at Carleton College. She was previously the Director of Development for Women’s Initiatives at Miami University, where she also earned a master’s degree in political science. A former board member at Sweet Briar, she says the school suffered from a failure of leadership so profound that it led to the decision to close the 114-year-old private women’s college in Virginia. Here’s her opinion:Read full article >>







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Your Money Adviser: What to Do When It’s Time to Pay for All That Knowledge

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 10:16am
Here are tips for paying off student loans.







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The Learning Network: Reader Idea | Talking About Home Countries With English Language Learners

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 7:27am
E.S.L. students learn new vocabulary words and connect with their home countries by reading articles from The Times’s Travel section.







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Strauss: The list of colleges that paid big money to the Clintons for speeches

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 6:47am
(Correction: An earlier version said that Bill Clinton was paid for two speeches at Hamilton College. One of them was actually given by Hillary Clinton.)The Clinton Foundation has disclosed that it received up to $26 million in payments that had not been previously disclosed, with about 20 colleges and universities on the list of organizations and institutions that paid fees for speeches by one of the Clintons —Bill, the former president; Hillary, the former U.S. senator and secretary of state; or Chelsea, their daughter.Read full article >>







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The Learning Network: How Important a Role Has Money, Work or Social Class Played in Your Life?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 5:08am
Why do you think money and social class are such difficult subjects to talk or write about?







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