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Education News Archive - November 13, 2007

By Jung, Lee Ann Guskey, Thomas R One of the most important functions of report cards and grades is to give families information on their children's progress in school.

By Bucholz, Jessica L Keller, Cassandra L; Brady, Michael P Mr. Andrews is a special education teacher. He has been writing possible individualized education program (IEP) goals for Chris, a young boy with a developmental disability who will be in second grade the following school year.

With state education leaders convening an Achievement Gap Summit today, a new coalition is focusing on the achievement of students in Special Education and calling for increased support for Special Education programs.

Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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