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Education News Archive - March 21, 2007

Career publisher Vault Inc. (www.vault.com) has just released results of its first-ever Top 25 Most Underrated Law Schools survey for 2007 -- just in time for hopeful students hearing from law school admissions offices.

HAINES CITY, Fla., March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, students at Alta Vista Elementary School are increasing their reading fluency skills at almost double the rate of national norms while using the Soliloquy Reading Assistant, an interactive speech-enabled educational software program.

By Nick Sambides Jr., Bangor Daily News, Maine Mar. 21--LEE -- What started as a prank grew to criminal proportions Wednesday when police charged two Lee Academy students with writing a bomb threat on a school wall that forced school officials to lock down the campus.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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