Education News Archive - March 21, 2006

By Bullock, Lyndal M; Gable, Robert A ABSTRACT: In this article, the authors briefly review the historical development and current status of services for students with emotional/behavioral disorders (E/BD) in the United States.

By Mukuria, Gathogo; Korir, Julie ABSTRACT: There is a continuing disparity in educational services in Kenya for children with disabilities. Traditional African beliefs, cultural perspectives, and religious practices have resulted in negative attitudes toward individuals with disabilities.

By Heung, Vivian ABSTRACT: The author presents an overview of special education services for students with special needs in Hong Kong. In addition, the author discusses placement policies for ethnic minority students.

Lehigh University and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP today announced the creation of the PwC Scholars program at Lehigh, a scholarship designed specifically for Lehigh's Computer Science and Business (CSB) students.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.