Education News Archive - June 23, 2006
Miami-Dade Students Dramatically Boost FCAT Scores Using Houghton Mifflin Reading; Students in the Chronically Low-Performing Zone Schools Show Greatest Reading Gains
Results from the 2006 Florida Comprehensive Achievement Test (FCAT) show that Miami-Dade County Public Schools' students made significant reading gains, outpacing student performance statewide, with a marked increase in the School Improvement Zone.
Word of the Day
- A small wooded valley; a dell.
- The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
- The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.