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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
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin