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Education News Archive - October 15, 2005

By Petress, Ken School authorities face great complexities and inevitable challenges when deciding to make or not to make censorship decisions in schools.

By Bier, Melinda C; Berkowitz, Marvin W A recent study of scientific literature supporting character education finds that much is working as it a should. During the past decade character education in the United States has experienced a huge resurgence in popularity.

By Panasuk, Regina M; Todd, Jeffrey The paper presents the conceptual framework that guided the development of the Lesson Plan Evaluation Rubric (LPER) instrument derived from the Four Stages of Lesson Planning (FSLP) strategy and the empirical results that provide the insight into the elements of lesson planning.

Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.