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Four Lessons From Early Education

Education Week - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 8:12am
K-12 policymakers could learn from the pre-K field, where educators serve families as well as children and many states offer incentives for teacher preparation, says Joan Wasser Gish.
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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Jetliner Explodes Over Ukraine; Struck by Missile, Officials Say

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 7:42am
What has been going on in that region of Ukraine for the past several months?






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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest, Week Six | What Interested You Most in The Times This Week?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 7:01am
Write in by 7 a.m. Eastern time on July 25 to be part of this week’s contest, which will be judged by Times staff and Kathryn Howe, a Penguin Young Adult author.






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Research Scholar (Open Rank) | Columbia University

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 5:49am
US - NY - New York, Summary Description: An outstanding opportunity to join an exciting high-profile and growing team.The Tow Center for digital Journalism at the Columbia Journalism School is looking for a research dir
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Assistant Dean and Dean of Students, Full-time MBA Program in the Office of Student Affairs | Columbia University

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 5:49am
US - NY - New York, Advertised Summary Job Description: The position of Assistant Dean and Dean of Students, Full-time MBA program, plays a major role in shaping and enhancing the student experience of MBA students. Re
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Instructional Learning Senior | University of Michigan - Flint

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 5:41am
US - MI - Flint, The Instructional Designer helps faculty develop and design effective strategies to integrate course content into an online and blended course while achieving specific course outcomes. Areas of spec
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Assistant Professor, Sociology | University of California Santa Cruz

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 5:13am
US - CA - Santa Cruz, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGYAssistant ProfessorThe Sociology Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a tenure-track assi
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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Currency Around the World

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:25am
Test your knowledge of the international currencies by playing our crossword.






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Part-time Professional Math Tutor | Middlesex Community College

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:46am
US - MA - Bedford/Lowell, RESPONSIBILITIES: Tutor/assist students with math concepts. Encourage students to develop a systematic approach to studying that will serve them throughout their math sequence. Maintain ongoing c
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Part-time Instructor - Flexible Studies | Middlesex Community College

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:30am
US - MA - Bedford/Lowell, 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 Bedf
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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | addiction

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 921 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Financial review of D.C. charters includes new scrutiny of management contracts

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 6:35pm

The D.C. Public Charter School Board released its annual review of charter school finances this week, and for the first time, the board offered a snapshot of schools that have contracts with outside management companies, expenditures of taxpayer dollars that are difficult to track.

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Fairfax school system ends the year with millions in unspent cash, again

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 5:17pm

The Fairfax County school system ended the past fiscal year with more than $38 million in extra cash, the result of budgeted funds officials did not spend.

Each year, the school system revisits the budget to identify leftover cash that can be used at the school board’s discretion for future projects. The administration plans to use approximately $20 million of this year’s funds to address a projected shortfall of more than $55 million for fiscal 2016.

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Director of Doctoral Programs | Bentley University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 5:02pm
US - MA - Waltham, Bentley University is seeking applications for a senior academic to serve as Director of Doctoral Programs to begin in July 2015. The ideal candidate will have a strong research record, on the level
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The Learning Network: Throwback Thursday | Disneyland Opens in 1955

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 4:23pm
We’re experimenting with a new weekly feature. Let us know what you think.






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Strauss: A basic flaw in the argument against affirmative action

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 4:02pm

A panel of judges from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals just issued a ruling saying that the University of Texas can continue to use race as one factor in undergraduate admissions decisions in an effort to create a diverse student body.

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Motherlode Blog: Playgrounds for Kids Who Can’t Run and Jump

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 2:30pm
Knowing how many ordinary pleasures were cut off from my daughter, I was angry when something as common as swinging through the air on a hot summer day was also unreachable because of broken or missing equipment.






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Motherlode Blog: Goodbye to Cloth Diapers, and Ideal Motherhood

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 2:29pm
Those washable diapers were part and parcel of the vision I had of myself as a woman and a mother. And when I gave them up, I didn’t know who I was any more.






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