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Education News Archive - January 11, 2007

By Keller, Cassandra L; Bucholz, Jessica; Brady, Michael P Paraprofessionals are an important part of the instruclional team for students with disabilities.

Seven high-ranking military officers have been selected to participate in the 2007 Broad Superintendents Academy, The Broad Center for the Management of School Systems announced today.

Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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