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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
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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