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Education News Archive - January 18, 2007

By Paul Grondahl, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Jan. 18--ALBANY -- "Ni hao," Albany High School Chinese teacher Robert Smeallie said in Mandarin as he greeted each student who entered his classroom. "Ni hao (knee-how)," they answered. Hello.

SAVANNAH, Ga., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- South University has received notice from the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) that the institution has received reaffirmation of its accreditation for 10 years.

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of California's most experienced and successful programs specializing in dropout recovery programs has opened the doors to a new learning center in Pomona, officials from Options for Youth (OFY) charter schools announced today.

Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.