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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
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.