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Full-Time Business Faculty - Accounting | Middlesex Community College

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 10:34pm
US - MA - Lowell/Bedford, 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 Be
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Breaking Out of the Library Mold, in Boston and Beyond

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 9:06pm
With physical and virtual visits “off the charts,” libraries across the country are thinking up innovative ways to keep users happy.
    





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New superintendent outlines plans for Alexandria schools

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 8:51pm

Alexandria’s newly named schools superintendent, Alvin L. Crawley, said that in the coming years, he plans to see all of the city’s schools fully accredited and ranking as high performers. He also aspires to ensure that they teach character and not merely cognitive skills.

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City Room: Test Your SAT Essay-Writing Skills

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 7:38pm
The College Board is rethinking the SAT and will, among other things, make the essay optional. Show us your writing skills by answering one of two essay questions in five minutes.
    





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Strauss: Lupita’s Oscar used as marketing tool for IB school program

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 7:09pm

How’s this for innovative marketing?

The International Baccalaureate is a non-profit educational foundation that offers several intellectually challenging programs for students from the ages of 3 to 19 that are used in schools around the world. In the United States, there are some 1,495 schools that offer one or more of the IB programs, and there are more than 1 million students in IB programs in more than 3,700 schools in 147 countries.

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Northwest Washington’s St. Ann’s Academy to close

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 7:02pm

St. Ann’s Academy, a private Catholic elementary and middle school that has been part of its Northwest Washington community for decades, will close at the end of this academic year because of declining enrollment and a large budget gap.

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In standoff with California over testing, U.S. Education Department blinks

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 6:50pm

The U.S. Department of Education is allowing California to bypass federal requirements by giving standardized tests in math and reading to millions of public school students this spring without publicly reporting results or using them to hold schools or teachers accountable.

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D.C.’s Eliot Hine Middle School launches television broadcast program

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 6:40pm

Students at the District’s Eliot-Hine Middle School formally launched a new joint television-radio broadcast program Friday, choosing Chancellor Kaya Henderson as their interview subject for the half-hour show.

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Director of Athletic Communications | University of Puget Sound

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 6:07pm
US - WA - Tacoma, University of Puget SoundDirector of Athletic CommunicationsDirector of Athletic CommunicationsJob ID:1549Location:AthleticsFull/Part Time:Full-TimeRegular/Temporary:Regular Position DescriptionAssum
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SAT Makeover Aims to Better Reflect Classroom Learning

Education Week - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 5:28pm
The College Board seeks to more closely connect its exam to work students do in rigorous high school courses. The plans also offer strong common-core echoes.
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The Story Behind the SAT Overhaul

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 4:16pm
How the College Board revolutionized the most controversial exam in America.
    





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School year could be extended a week in Montgomery County because of snow days

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 3:46pm

The school year in Montgomery County could be extended until June 19 -- a week longer than expected -- unless the county seeks out and receives a state waiver, officials say.

So far, Montgomery schools have been closed nine days for severe winter weather — five days more than planned when the calendar was created by the school board. State law requires at least 180 days of instruction.

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Dual Language Teacher, Secondary (All Content Areas) - DC Public Schools | DC Public Schools

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 3:44pm
US - DC - Washington, • Fluency in Spanish and English • Bachelor’s degree • Possesses or is eligible for a valid District of Columbia Teaching License (for more information on DC Teacher Licensure, please visit the web
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Ill. students to interview veterans, record stories for state history project

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
Freshman Student Council members at St.  -More
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Atlanta school embraces field trips as experiential learning

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
A school in Atlanta is embracing field trips as an integral part of students' learning, a move that comes when many schools a -More
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White House budget includes more Race to the Top, universal preschool

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
President Barack Obama's proposed fiscal 2015 budget includes $69 billion for education, a call for universal preschool for a -More
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College Board partners with Khan Academy on new SAT

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
The College Board announced Wednesday that the SAT exam would undergo a major overhaul in 2016 to focus more on college readi -More
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A teacher's guide to Twitter, Instagram and more

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:35pm
It can be challenging for teachers to integrate social media into lessons, writes Edutopia contributor Matt Davis.  -More
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