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Medical executive quits U-Va. governing board, blasts administration on way out

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:27pm
A longtime medical executive is quitting the University of Virginia’s governing board, with a parting blast at the university’s leadership over a decline in research funding and a recent tuition increase.Read full article >>






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Medical executive quits U-Va. governing board, blasts administration on way out

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:27pm
A longtime medical executive is quitting the University of Virginia’s governing board, with a parting blast at the university’s leadership over a decline in research funding and a recent tuition increase.Read full article >>






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Judge urges Atlanta educators to accept plea deals in test cheating case

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:20pm
A judge said Monday that he is prepared to sentence to jail 10 former Atlanta educators who have been convicted of conspiring to inflate students’ scores on state tests.But after defendants’ friends and family members pleaded for leniency during an emotional four-hour sentencing hearing Monday, Judge Jerry W. Baxter made an unusual move for the end of a trial: He called on the former educators to accept responsibility for their actions and strike a plea deal with prosecutors.Read full article >>






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Judge urges Atlanta educators to accept plea deals in test cheating case

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:20pm
A judge said Monday that he is prepared to sentence to jail 10 former Atlanta educators who have been convicted of conspiring to inflate students’ scores on state tests.But after defendants’ friends and family members pleaded for leniency during an emotional four-hour sentencing hearing Monday, Judge Jerry W. Baxter made an unusual move for the end of a trial: He called on the former educators to accept responsibility for their actions and strike a plea deal with prosecutors.Read full article >>






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Upper School English Teacher | Athens Academy

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 2:19pm
US - GA, (please see description above) The School: Athens Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory day school of approximately 950 students in grades K3-12 that offers a t
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Faculty Member, Psychology (Full-time) | Cairn University

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 2:09pm
US - PA, Candidates must possess an earned doctorate degree from an accredited college or university, or have significant progress toward earning a doctoral degree, and at least three years of university-level
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Fairfax teacher honored with Agnes Meyer Award inspired by ‘what was and what will be’

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:52pm
Kimberly Scott’s life and career as a teacher in Fairfax County, honored this week with an Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Award, was shaped by a chance meeting more than 25 years ago. Scott grew up in Jefferson City, Mo., where her father served as pastor of the Church of Nazarene. One day she spotted a handsome man with blue eyes and chestnut hair who was attending a service. Read full article >>






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Fairfax teacher honored with Agnes Meyer Award inspired by ‘what was and what will be’

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:52pm
Kimberly Scott’s life and career as a teacher in Fairfax County, honored this week with an Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Award, was shaped by a chance meeting more than 25 years ago. Scott grew up in Jefferson City, Mo., where her father served as pastor of the Church of Nazarene. One day she spotted a handsome man with blue eyes and chestnut hair who was attending a service. Read full article >>






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Ind. middle-schoolers' project shares vision of a perfect world

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
Eighth-graders at an Indiana middle school recently presented models that illustrate their ideas of a perfect, conflict-free  -More
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5th-graders incorporate math, English into WWII projects

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
An interdisciplinary study of World War II culminated in projects for fifth-grade students at a Tennessee school.  -More
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Students study Chinese culture through interdisciplinary projects

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
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Help Your Students Commemorate Yom Hashoah This Year
Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day, begins on the evening of April 15th. Echoes and Reflections includes visual history testimony from Holocaust survivors and other witnesses and addresses CCSS to help you teach about the Holocaust on this day of remembrance.

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Wash. lawmakers consider requirement to teach Native American history

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
Washington state lawmakers are considering legislation that would mandate schools in the state to include Native American his -More
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Schools host pep rallies to encourage Okla. students before tests

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:49pm
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