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Education News Archive - February 22, 2007

By Chapin, June R ABSTRACT. Data were extracted from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS), a national sample of more than 20,000 kindergartners and first-graders. Fifty-one social studies and science test items were combined into a General Knowledge Test.

By David Pittman, Amarillo Globe-News, Texas Feb. 22--Job fairs at Amarillo College's Nursing Division are lucrative for students. Held each semester, potential employers come to woo nursing students.

Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.