Education News Archive - May 18, 2006


After homework and household chores, Bianca Sozzi intends to spend most Fridays next school year pursuing the pastimes of the average American adolescent: listening to music, talking to friends on the phone or playing computer games.

Behind every top graduating senior at the Stanford School of Engineering is an influential teacher who helped inspire the student to be the best.

By Leslie Griffy, The Tribune, San Luis Obispo, Calif. May 18--Say "cat." Take away the "c.""At" is what is left. The developer of such simple but powerful lessons used to teach thousands of children to read died Saturday in her Arroyo Grande home.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.