Career advice and developments in the education job market, February 10, 2017. View as web page.
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No Kidding Around No Kidding Around
Don’t refer to your students as "kids" if you are interviewing with a professional who feels that your choice of words is disrespectful, writes John F. Snyder of Slippery Rock University. Read more.
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Florida Governor Looks to End Bonuses Based on Teachers' SAT and ACT Scores
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