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International Education: An Uproar in Australia Over Proposal to Deregulate Tuition

Education News from NY Times - Sun, 06/01/2014 - 12:01pm
Changes proposed by the Australian government are intended to make universities more competitive. Critics say they will make undergraduate education more expensive.






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Production Control Systems Analyst - Liaison (7309U) #17972 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 06/01/2014 - 6:35am
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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Elementary Curriculum Specialist (4168U) #18007 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 06/01/2014 - 6:35am
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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Nursery Technician, Sr (9561C) #18016 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 06/01/2014 - 6:35am
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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Research Data Analyst 2 (6256U) #18019 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 06/01/2014 - 6:35am
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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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 06/01/2014 - 5:58am
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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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | E.L.L. Practice, June 2, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Sun, 06/01/2014 - 4:35am
Try unscrambling the paragraphs from an article about the New York City school chancellor, then invite students to create their own scrambles.






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Business School, Disrupted

Education News from NY Times - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 1:38pm
In moving into online education, Harvard Business School discovered that it isn’t so easy to practice what it teaches.






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Strauss: One surefire way to wreck a public school system

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 12:27pm

How do you wreck a public school system?

There are plenty of ways, but right now let’s just focus on one district, the state-run Philadelphia School District, which has been starved for funding by the administration of Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and has been a guinea pig for corporate school reform, with widespread school closures and rapid charter expansion in the past decade.

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Strauss: Bloomberg, at Harvard, blasts Ivy League ‘liberals’ for ‘trying to repress conservative ideas’

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 10:36am

Because I am a fan of good speeches, I’ve recently posted some interesting ones from the 2014 college commencement season, including a few that were funny (Mindy Kaling at Harvard Law, Jim Carrey at the Maharishi University of Management) and one that included an extended apology to students about how the speaker’s generation had failed them. (Deborah Bial at Mount Holyoke College).

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Laboratory Asst III (9602C) #17986 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 7:38am
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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Athletics Communications Intern (5171U) #18014 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 7:38am
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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Administrative Officer 2 (7376U) #17975 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 7:38am
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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Financial Aid Advisor, Berkeley Law (4526U) #18020 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 7:38am
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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Staff Research Associate I (9613C) #18004 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 7:38am
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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HR Assistant III CSS Team 2/ ERSO Limited Appointment | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 7:38am
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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D.C. students attempt to set Guinness world record for bubble-wrap-popping

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 7:26pm

The tennis courts at Northwest Washington’s Lafayette Elementary became the scene of a snap-crackle-pop symphony Friday afternoon as hundreds of students attempted to set a Guinness World Record for the most people popping bubble wrap at the same time.

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Big City: Prison Program Turns Inmates Into Intellectuals

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 6:57pm
For too long we have thought about prison education almost exclusively in terms of reduced recidivism. But in some sense this is an inadequate metric, neglecting opportunities available to prisoners who pursue and complete higher learning.






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Assistant Professor Position in Psychology | Western Michigan University

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 4:06pm
US - MI - Kalamazoo, Western Michigan University invites applications and nominations for an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology; tenure-track, academic-year appointment. Major Responsibilities Teach
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Proposed School Lunch Waivers Prompt Debate

Education Week - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 3:43pm
Advocates in Washington are sparring over a congressional proposal to let some schools put off higher nutritional standards for school meals.
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