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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
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.