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Education News Archive - February 09, 2007

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair Learning Management is introducing the IQity Learning Suite for grades 9-12 -- a new way of thinking about online education and the traditional classroom.

By Kris Wernowsky, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Times Leader Feb. 9--HANOVER TWP. -- Parents of special needs students peppered the Hanover Area School District board with questions over a recent large settlement to a family of another special needs student.

Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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