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Ranked Faculty - Dept. of Economics - 2 Positions (.5 each) | St. Catherine University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 12:16pm
US - MN - Saint Paul, Requirements: • Earned Masters or Doctorate in Economics, Finance, Statistics or Business is required; Ph.D. in Economics, Statistics, Finance or Business preferred • College level teaching
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New York Schools Chief Advocates More ‘Balanced Literacy’

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 11:38am
Chancellor Carmen Fariña wants schools to adopt aspects of a method that the Education Department turned away from several years ago.
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Associate Vice President for Student Recruitment | Central European University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 11:28am
HUN - Nationwide, Requirements • The ideal candidate will be a dynamic person with a minimum of a Master's degree or equivalent, with five or more years of experience in international student recruitment. Experien
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Motherlode Blog: You Can Skip the Lines at the Theme Park, But You Can’t Skip the Lesson

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 10:16am
Theme parks, smelling money, now make it easy for parents to pay more to avoid the sweaty lines. But what lessons do kids learn when some of them march past the others to board the rides without waiting?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Health Literacy

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 8:08am
Test your knowledge of terms that are key to good health by playing our crossword.






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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 7:08am
US - WA - Seattle, The Department of Urban Design and Planning invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Environmental Planning to start September 15, 2014. We seek candidates
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Crowdfunding Project Manager (7551U) #18142 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 6:12am
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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Director of Parent Philanthropy and Engagement (0463U) #18122 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 6:12am
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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Strauss: Standard & Poor’s rates outlook for charter school sector as ‘negative’

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 6:01am

Standard & Poor’s has issued a new report that extends its “negative” outlook for the charter school sector. Of 214 public charter school ratings done by the agency, 41, or 19 percent, are negative while only 4 — or 2 percent — are positive. Furthermore, it says, funding has not generally “returned to pre-recessionary levels, and some schools are struggling to operate in this “new normal.’”

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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Major Ruling Shields Privacy of Cellphones

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 4:30am
Do you agree with the Supreme Court’s ruling? Should the police need a warrant before being allowed to conduct a cellphone search? Why?






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Strauss: What’s with that ‘go you chicken fat go’ iPhone ad?

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 4:01am

If you’ve heard the song with the lyrics “go you chicken fat go” in ads for iPhones, you may have stopped and wondered what the heck a song about chicken fat has to do with Apple and its telecommunications products. I can’t answer that question, but here’s why you are reading about it on an education blog.

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Community Financial Centers Financial Services Manager | Cleveland Neighborhood Progress

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 3:31am
US - OH - Cleveland, Community Financial Centers (CFC), a region wide initiative seeks to improve the economic security of residents by providing high quality, professionally delivered one-on-one financial consultation t
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Strauss: Arizona schools chief won’t resign after calling welfare recipients ‘lazy pigs’ and other incendiary comments

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 12:05am

(Update: He won’t resign)

The schools superintendent of Arizona, John Huppenthal, has admitted to — and apologized for — writing anonymous blog posts over the last several years with some incendiary comments, including calling welfare recipients “lazy pigs.” But he says he won’t resign and is running for re-election this year.

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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | malicious

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 180 New York Times articles in the past year.






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For a hearty few Fairfax County students, an extended school year finally ends

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 7:40pm

Sophomore Brooke Smith was seated in Falls Church High School this week when she sent her mom a text message: “With all my best friends in class!”

The photo she sent along with the text showed rows of empty desks.

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Starting Out Behind: Q. and A. About Student Debt

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 5:38pm
Readers have questions. Co-authors of a recent study from the Brookings Institution have answers.






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Two parent advocates from Silver Spring advance in Montgomery school board race

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 5:33pm

Two parent advocates from Silver Spring will face off in the November general election for an at-large seat on the Montgomery County Board of Education, following their primary victories Tuesday.

Jill Ortman-Fouse, 50, and Shebra Evans, 42, emerged as the top two vote-getters from a field of four candidates in the nonpartisan race. Both have held PTA leadership roles and other education-related posts. Both have children in Montgomery’s public schools.

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Motherlode Blog: The First Rule of Stir-Fries: Be Prepared

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 4:37pm
Martha Rose Shulman, the Recipes for Health columnist and cookbook author, lays the groundwork for stir-fries, and answers readers’ questions.






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