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Teaching teenagers is hard enough, imagine doing it blind

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 6:39pm
Teaching teenagers is hard enough. But just imagine teaching them blind.That’s what Kathy Nimmer — an Indiana English teacher and finalist for 2015 National Teacher of the Year — has been doing for more than two decades.Read full article >>






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Chris Christie’s bold plan to remake public schools is running into trouble

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 6:33pm
NEWARK — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) went on a publicity blitz when he vowed to fix this city’s struggling schools with the most expansive reengineering of urban education anywhere in the country.Read full article >>






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Pediatric Emergency Medicine Position | District Medical Group Inc. (DMG)

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:53pm
US - AZ - Phoenix, The Pediatric Emergency Division of DMG (District Medical Group Inc.) is recruiting for a BC/BE PEM physician to join the Pediatric Emergency Department at Maricopa Medical Center’s Arizona Children’
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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Feb. 24-March 2, 2015

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:18pm
Have you been following the news? Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.






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Middle School Group Teacher: 7th Grade | City and Country School

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:09pm
US - NY - New York, QUALIFICATIONS Masters degree or equivalent Minimum two-years teaching middle or high school-aged children Experience with and affection for the age range Experience with teaching language art
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Motherlode Blog: An Improved Vaccination Against a Virus — and Some Cancers

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 3:40pm
“A possible side effect of not getting the vaccine is cancer, and it’s far more common than any side effects of the shots.”






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Upper School History Teacher | Steamboat Mountain School

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 2:24pm
US - CO - Steamboat Springs, Ideal candidates have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in history and at least one year of teaching at the high school level. Applicants must embrace all aspects of working at a boarding and day
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School Agenda Bedevils Chicago Mayor in Race

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 1:48pm
As Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago faces an unexpected runoff election, it is his education agenda that threatens his political future.
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Upper School History Teacher | Friends' Central School

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 1:39pm
US - PA - Wynnewood, Friends’ Central School, an N-12 Quaker school located in the Philadelphia suburbs, seeks a full-time Upper School History teacher. The School seeks candidates who are passionate about their su
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Someone is hiding cash on campus for students, with clues on Twitter

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 12:40pm
A lot of students could use something like this now, in the weary dregs of winter: Envelopes full of money!It’s really happening, apparently, at Purdue.Some very nice person anonymously posted to Reddit on Monday, “I’m hiding CASH all around campus for you to find!”Read full article >>






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Motherlode Blog: Developing Baby, Developing Dad

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 12:00pm
I’m fascinated with babies, especially mine. And I’m fascinated by how much my life had to change before I could appreciate them.






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FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION: BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES | Northern Essex Community College

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 11:37am
US - MA - Haverhill, MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in a Behavioral Science discipline required. Must be qualified to teach both Psychology and Sociology courses, and have at least two years of college tea
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Strauss: Mom: Why my kids won’t be taking the new Florida Standards Assessment test

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 11:15am
Hundreds of thousands of students in Florida began taking the new computer-administered Florida Standards Assessment on Monday, March 2, with a number of school districts experiencing technological problems severe enough to cause testing to be suspended and rescheduled. The FSA is the state-mandated assessment Florida paid a private company to create in place of the PARCC exam, a Common Core test. Florida dropped the Common Core State Standards and developed a new set of standards that many said were remarkably similar to the Core.Read full article >>






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Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Organizational Behavior | Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 10:40am
US - MO - St. Louis, The Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the area of Organizational Behavior. The selected candidate will have the opportuni
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For D.C. charter schools, a new potential facility in Ward 7

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 10:37am
The District is requesting offers from charter schools to lease a vacant school building in Ward 7 as part of a larger development.The vision for the former Fletcher Johnson school is to become an adult education hub and neighborhood development.Read full article >>






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