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PARCC Assessments: Top Ten

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is a group of states working together to develop a set of assessments that measure whether students are on track to be successful in college and their careers. The PARCC states’ … Continue reading

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National Assessment Governing Board Accepting Nominations

The National Assessment Gov­erning Board, established by Congress in 1988 to oversee the National Assessment of Educational Progress, is currently accepting nominations to fill eight board positions. NAEP, also referred to as Nation’s Report Card, measures student performance in grades … Continue reading

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Director of Education at UW-Tacoma

The University of Washington, Tacoma, announced a search for a Professor and Director of the Education Program. The position, which is slated to begin in July of 2015, will be for the nine-month academic year plus a three-month summer period. … Continue reading

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National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities Releases Report on Dropout rates among Male Minority Students

There have been notable improvements in graduation rates among minority students and students with disabilities. But it is with those same groups of youth that some of the greatest challenges remain. Dropouts suffer higher rates of unemployment, poverty, incarceration, depression—the … Continue reading

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Teaching Tips Courtesy of What Works Clearinghouse

Each year the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) provides educators with new ways to start the school year, reviewing research to find what works in education. They have developed a web portal through the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) website where … Continue reading

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Council of Chief State Schools Officers and National Policy Board for Educational Administration Seek Feedback on Standards

On Monday the Council of Chief State School Officers and the National Policy Board for Educational Administration released draft standards for education leaders, and they’re seeking the input of leaders in the field.  These standards are a “refresh” of the … Continue reading

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Continuing Appropriations Resolution Passed for FY 2015

On Thursday, September 18, 2014, the Senate passed H.J.Res.124 – Continuing AppropriationsResolution, 2015 that authorizes appropriations for FY 2015 through December 11, 2014 at the FY 2014 enacted levels and clears it for the President’s signature.    The lame duck Congress … Continue reading

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The Department of Education Accepting Applications for Winter/Spring Interns

The Department of Education (ED) is a great place to explore fields like education policy, research and analysis, intergovernmental relations and public affairs, or traditional and digital communications, all while learning about the role federal government plays in education.  Interns … Continue reading

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Department Chair in Ed Leadership and Counseling at Southeast Missouri State University

Southeast Missouri State University is conducting a search for a tenured Associate or Full Professor/Chairperson in the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling to begin January 1, 2015 Primary Responsibilities   The Chairperson maintains standards, policies and procedures for a … Continue reading

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Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundations Announces Public Policy Fellowship

The Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation is seeking exemplary professionals, and/or persons experiencing disability and/or family members of persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities who are currently working or volunteering in the field of inclusive services and supports for people … Continue reading

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