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Education News Archive - March 29, 2006

By Shariff, Shaheen ABSTRACT. Cyber-bullying is a psychologically devastating form of social cruelty among adolescents.

By MacKay, A Wayne; Burt-Gerrans, Janet ABSTRACT. The authors begin with a discussion of the duality in how children are viewed in both international and domestic law. Children are viewed as both under the protection and authority of adults, at the same time as being rights bearing individuals.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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