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Education News Archive - April 10, 2006

The No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) of 2004 have sharpened schools' focus on ensuring successful strategies and outcomes for all students, including those with special needs.

Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.