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Education News Archive - March 11, 2006

By Yell, Mitchell L; Katsiyannas, Antonis; Shiner, James G No Child Left Behind (NCLB) is a powerful, sweeping, and controversial law that addresses many aspects of public school education.

By Fuchs, Lynn S; Fuchs, Douglas; Hamlett, Carol L

By Drone, Janell As part of the commemorative activities celebrating the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education decision, historians, educators, and politicians reassessed the factors that contributed to successful public school desegregation since the 1950s.

By Mason, Linda H; Meadan, Hedda; Hedin, Laura; Corso, Laurie Students who exhibit delays in their acquisition of reading skills demonstrate inefficient application of reading strategies and poor background knowledge (Baker & Brown, 1984).

By Salend, Spencer J Ms. Carr, a general education teacher, and Ms. Stevens, a special education teacher, had worked as a cooperative teaching team in an inclusion program for several years. Things had gone well over the years, and the teachers tried to improve their program each year.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.