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
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'