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The Learning Network: Poetry Pairing | ‘Mistletoe’

Education News from NY Times - December 18, 2015 - 7:01am
December’s Poetry Pairing features Walter de la Mare’s poem “Mistletoe” and Olivia Judson’s 2014 Opinion essay, “The Hemiparasite Season.”









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Visiting Assistant Professor in Sociology and Anthropology | University of Puget Sound

Latest Job Postings - December 18, 2015 - 6:56am
US - WA - Tacoma, University of Puget SoundVisiting Assistant Professor in Sociology and AnthropologyJob ID: 2675Regular/Temporary: Appointment: Full-time, two-year (contingent upon first-year review) visiting assista
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Assistant/ Assoc Full Professor Middle & Secondary Education | Worcester State University

Latest Job Postings - December 18, 2015 - 6:45am
US - MA - Worcester, Duties and Responsibilities: Worcester State University seeks a full-time tenure track position to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in areas including curriculum, methods, differentiated inst
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Professor Urban Studies | Worcester State University

Latest Job Postings - December 18, 2015 - 6:45am
US - MA - Worcester, The Department of Urban Studies at Worcester State University, an interdisciplinary academic department, undertakes socially-minded teaching, research, and action in urban communities aroun
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Religious colleges get exemptions to anti-bias law, allowing 'hidden discrimination' against LGBT students

Education News from Washington Post - December 18, 2015 - 6:28am
Human Rights Campaign report asserts LGBT students are at risk as schools seek waivers from federal civil rights rules.









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The Learning Network: What Were the Best and Worst Things About 2015 for You?

Education News from NY Times - December 18, 2015 - 5:03am
For you, what were the Top 5 to 10 best things about this year? What were the Top 5 to 10 worst things about 2015?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Britain Prunes Silly Laws on Salmon Handling and Armor Wearing

Education News from NY Times - December 18, 2015 - 4:30am
What are examples of laws in Britain that nowadays seem irrelevant and often absurd?









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | peon

Education News from NY Times - December 18, 2015 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in three New York Times articles in the past year.









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Furor over Arabic assignment leads Virginia school district to close Friday

Education News from Washington Post - December 17, 2015 - 11:01pm
The assignment asked students to copy the Muslim statement of faith to learn about Arabic calligraphy.









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At Prestigious Rhode Island School, an Investigation Into Sexual Abuse

Education News from NY Times - December 17, 2015 - 10:17pm
St. George’s School has been investigating what it says are “multiple credible reports” of sexual abuse of students in the 1970s and ’80s by three former employees.









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Kaiser Permanente Plans to Open a Medical School

Education News from NY Times - December 17, 2015 - 10:02pm
The system’s leaders said their central goal was to teach Kaiser’s model of integrated care to a new generation of doctors.









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7th Grade Math Teacher | St. Paul's Episcopal School

Latest Job Postings - December 17, 2015 - 8:07pm
US - CA - Oakland, See job description above St. Paul’s Episcopal School, located across from Lake Merritt in Oakland, enrolls 365 boys and girls from diverse backgrounds in Kindergarten - Grade 8. St. Paul’
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Students help save the job of popular school librarian

Education News from Washington Post - December 17, 2015 - 6:09pm
How their protest worked.









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Professional Fellow | American Anthropological Association

Latest Job Postings - December 17, 2015 - 5:28pm
US - VA - Arlington, QUALIFICATIONS Education: PhD in Anthropology and experience in academic or applied setting required. Experience: Experience in applying a variety of research methods, teaching, or administration
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Rockville elementary school shows elevated levels of radon in retesting

Education News from Washington Post - December 17, 2015 - 5:22pm
Fourteen rooms at Fallsmead Elementary School showed radon levels at or above the EPA limit.









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Days from leaving office, Education Secretary Arne Duncan talks about successes, failures

Education News from Washington Post - December 17, 2015 - 4:05pm
Duncan addresses efforts to boost preschool, college funding for undocumented students and the problem of gun violence in the U.S.: "Other countries just value their kids more than we do, and that's heartbreaking. ... It's hard to educate a kid that's dead."









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