Education News Archive - June 26, 2006

By Kathryn Walson, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Jun. 26--On some days, the last student or two who showed up in Ryan Foster's Advanced Placement calculus class at Suffolk's Nansemond River High School had to sit at the teacher's desk in the back or share a desk with a classmate.

By Rupa Shenoy Daily Herald Staff Writer Kent Mutchler was hired as Geneva's new superintendent this week just as a battle over his current position in Iowa was coming to a head. A petition was presented May 1 to the Ankeny, Iowa, school board asking for the resignation of Mutchler, 45.

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The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").