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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.