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Motherlode Blog: Game Plan for a Week of Family Dinners

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:53am
Sunday dinner is burrito bowls, but Sunday is also shopping and preparation day for making things easier the rest of the week.






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Hard Lessons Learned in Ambitious L.A. iPad Initiative

Education Week - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:17am
After a harsh internal critique of the program, the Los Angeles school system's effort to provide all its students with digital computing devices is again in flux.
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The Learning Network: What Is the Point of College?

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:14am
What factors should be considered in determining the value of a college education?






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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Sept. 8, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:11am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by posting about what you see, and why. A live discussion is offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern time.






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Rental Coordinator Assistant (6297U) #18584 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 6:19am
US - CA - Berkeley, About Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generatin
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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Civilians in Space

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 4:32am
What does it take for a civilian to book a flight on a rocket to space?






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Strauss: ‘We must push back against the misguided and dangerous belief that a new generation of teachers can emerge spontaneously’

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 4:00am

The Urban Teacher Education Consortium is a national consortium of teacher educators who are dedicated to development strong preparation programs for cities across the country. Members of the consortium have just released a position paper on the training of teachers, releasing it at a time of “encroaching dehumanization and disempowerment of both teachers and their students.”

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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Camera-Wearing Animals

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 3:49am
Here are the first five paragraphs from the Sept. 3 article “‘Here, Ansel! Sit, Avedon!” We have dropped a word in each paragraph. Can you choose the best one for each blank?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | dislodge

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:03am
This word has appeared in 94 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Hong Kong Group to Give Harvard’s School of Public Health $350 Million

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:02am
Harvard’s president said the gift by the Morningside Foundation would give the school a stable financial base and the ability to give students more financial aid while expanding programs in several fields.






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