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Education News Archive - November 02, 2007

By Rowena Coetsee Youngsters at Antioch's Carmen Dragon Elementary School didn't get a full week's worth of classes recently because there weren't enough substitute teachers to go around.

SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business was ranked one of the top three part-time MBA programs in the Southwest by BusinessWeek in its annual business school rankings edition.

Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.