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Education News Archive - August 01, 2006

By Bohanon, Hank; Fenning, Pamela; Carney, Kelly L; Minnis-Kim, Myoung Jinnie; Et al Abstract: The nuances of the application of schoolwide positive behavior supports (PBS) in an urban high school setting were investigated.

Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.