Quantcast

Education News Archive - November 20, 2006

By Susan Herendeen, The Modesto Bee, Calif. Nov. 19--A Downey High School teacher had a sexual liaison with two young women who were scorekeepers for the basketball team he coached, according to a lawsuit in Stanislaus County Superior Court.

By Linda Conner Lambeck, Connecticut Post, Bridgeport Nov. 18--Two former public employees in Bridgeport have found work in a New Mexico school district headed up -- at least for the time being -- by former Bridgeport Supt. of Schools Sonia Diaz.

By Anthony Cardinale, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Nov. 20--A fifth-year math teacher has filed suit against Canisius High School for denying her tenure despite a glowing recommendation from her principal. Maria D.

Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
Related