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Five Miles Away, A World Apart: One City, Two Schools, and the Story of Educational Opportunity in Modern America

How is it that, half a century after Brown v. Board of Education, educational opportunities remain so unequal for black and white students, not to mention poor and wealthy ones? In his important new book, Five Miles Away, A World Apart, James E. Ryan answers this question by tracing the fortunes of two schools in […]

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Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity announces new CEO

As the school year draws to a close, Milly Arbaje-Thomas, CEO, Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity, emphasizes that a top priority for …

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Grazing educational opportunity in Hocking County

The topic for the evening will be parasite management and livestock health as it pertains to grazing. Participants will also look at management …

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Start Where You Are, But Don’t Stay There: Understanding Diversity, Opportunity Gaps, and Teaching in Today’s Classrooms

“Start Where You Are, But Don’t Stay There addresses a crucial issue in teacher training and professional education: the need to prepare pre-service and in-service teachers for the racially diverse student populations in their classrooms. A down-to-earth book, it aims to help practitioners develop insights and skills for successfully educating diverse student bodies. The book […]

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Educational food tours offer opportunity to taste invasive Florida lionfish

They’re beautiful, venomous and invasive: The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says lionfish are having a negative impact on our waters. Joe Glass founded ReefSavers hoping to decrease the number of lionfish in Florida waters. “After reaching out to a few divers, we created a network of local fisherman throughout Florida that do this […]

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Educational Sales Rep! Base + Uncapped Bonus Opportunity!

Sales, Admissions, Inside Sales, Educational Sales, Enrollments, Customer Service Representative, Sales Representative

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Educational Quality Management Opportunity ($80-93k)

Educational Quality Management Opportunity ($80-93k) Senior Advisor – Moderation Full Time, Permanent Ref: 16ATPM203 He karanga tēnei ki te hunga e kai ngākau nui ana ki te kaupapa o Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.  Mā te hoe kotahi ka haere kotahi atu. Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary education providers offering […]

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Milwaukee Woman Finds Education Success with McDonald's Archways to Opportunity

Archways to Opportunity Provides Eligible Part-Time and Full-Time Employees Flexible Education Programs Verleana Hodges MILWAUKEE  – McDonald’s celebrates Verleana Hodges and the more than 5,000 restaurant employees enrolled in Archways to Opportunity in the United States. Archways to Opportunity is a set of programs developed to support restaurant employees across the country in pursuing their […]

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Director, Educational Opportunity Program

The Educational Opportunity Program at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a Director, Educational Opportunity Program position. Posting Date: December 14, 2015 Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of […]

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The Enduring Legacy of Rodriguez: Creating New Pathways to Equal Educational Opportunity

In this ambitious volume, leading legal and educational scholars examine San Antonio Independent School District v. Rodriguez (1973), the landmark US Supreme Court decision that held that the Constitution does not guarantee equality of educational opportunity. Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., and Kimberly Jenkins Robinson have brought together a host of experts in their field to […]

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