Education News Archive - June 30, 2005

Jun. 29--MONCKS CORNER--Berkeley County taxpayers will get a break and teachers will get more money under the school district budget approved Tuesday.

AUSTIN, Texas, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The outgoing dean of the Yale School of Management painted a bleak picture of the nation's business schools last month in an exclusive interview with the New York Times. Jeffrey E.

Jun. 30--The family of Renna Yi, a passenger aboard the Liberty school bus that crashed May 9, filed a lawsuit Wednesday. The 9-year-old girl was described as paralyzed because of life-threatening head and spinal cord injuries.

Jun. 30--Gov. Matt Blunt on Wednesday signed into law a new way of funding public schools that proponents contend will distribute state aid more fairly. "Many people said you can't do it without a tax increase," Blunt told the crowd invited to a signing ceremony at Belton High School.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.