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Education News Archive - March 31, 2006

By Seifert, Tricia A; Drummond, Jerri; Pascarella, Ernest T Using the principles of good practice in undergraduate education defined by Chickering and Gamson (1987, 1991), this study examined the role of institutional type in African-American students' experiences.

By Tim Bragg, The Fresno Bee, Calif. Mar. 31--VISALIA -- Two African-American students who say they were racially harassed and threatened by whites at Golden West High School have filed a federal lawsuit against the Visalia Unified School District.

Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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