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

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 8:06am
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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Technical Research 2 | Northwestern University

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 7:43am
US - IL - Evanston, Job Summary:About the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University:The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University is a premier institution for management education. Founded in
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Outside Award Programs Manager-Financial Aid & Scholarships Office (4527U) #17994 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 7:02am
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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Associate Director (Contract) (0524U) #17979 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 7:02am
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: Do You Think You Will Have a Career That You Love?

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 5:00am
Is that the most important quality you’ll look for in a job?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | U.S. Will Complete Afghan Pullout by End of 2016, Obama Says

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 4:30am
How many American troops will remain in Afghanistan after 2014?






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Professorship in Classical Archaeology - 666406 | Aarhus University

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 4:05am
DNK - Nationwide, The Department of Culture and Society at Aarhus University invites applications for a permanent position as professor in classical archaeology. The position is available from 1 August 2015 or as soo
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Strauss: Jim Carrey gives commencement speech at Maharishi University of Management

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 4:03am

Jim Carrey surprised graduates at the Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa, with a funny, emotional commencement speech in which he told them a poignant story about his father and urged them to walk their own path in life and never settle.

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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | inadvertently

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 352 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church has a new target: D.C.’s Wilson High

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 11:21pm

Westboro Baptist Church, the Kansas-based organization best known for anti-gay picketing at military funerals, has chosen a new target: Wilson High School in Northwest Washington, where students are holding a Pride Day next month.

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About New York: In Schools Where Sports May Be Most Vital, New York City Offers Least Help

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 10:08pm
The Small Schools Athletic League was created with virtually no city money when new high schools found themselves with few or no sports programs available through the official league.
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Dollars and Diplomas: The Value of College: It’s Not Just Correlation

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 9:00pm
A long line of academic research, comparing otherwise similar people, finds that those who graduate from college do better.
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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | May 19-27, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 6:25pm
See how much you know about the 10 news stories in this quiz. To find the answers, click each blank and you’ll be taken to the original Times article from which the excerpt came.






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Obama Meets Scientists, One Age 6

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 5:20pm
More than a hundred students displayed their projects and inventions at what President Obama, who has been promoting the STEM subjects, called one of his favorite events.
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First Lady Rebuts Effort to Weaken School-Lunch Rules

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 4:04pm
Pushing back against a measure pending in the Republican-controlled House, Michelle Obama met with school officials who attested to the success of the new standards.
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Fairfax school staffers earn recognition

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 1:25pm

Five Fairfax County schools employees received awards during the annual ceremony for outstanding staffers.

The 2014 FCPS Honors event, held May 21 at the George Mason University Center for the Arts, are the school system’s equivalent of the Academy Awards, allowing the administration the opportunity to recognize employees for notable work.

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Strauss: Is Boston’s school district eliminating history department as part of Common Core?

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 1:13pm

The Boston public schools district found itself in the position of having to issue a public statement denying that it was eliminating its history and social studies department after someone posted on the Web that it was and the news went viral in the education world. Historians assumed it was true and rightly flipped out.

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High school graduations under way in Montgomery, with some big-name speakers

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 12:58pm

Montgomery County’s Class of 2014 is expected to hear from a line-up of prominent graduation speakers, including Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D), U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez and Donald B. Verrilli Jr., solicitor general of the United States.

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