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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
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.