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Education News Archive - March 30, 2007

By Rachel Hoag COLUMBUS -- Ohio University revoked the master's degree of a former mechanical engineering student accused of using others' work in a thesis, the most severe action yet in the school's review of dozens of research papers in a plagiarism probe.

By Rhonda J. Miller, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Mar. 30--The State Attorney's Office cleared two former charter school principals of allegations of criminal financial wrongdoing in an investigation based on a Palm Beach County School District audit.

PHILADELPHIA, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Department of Education Secretary Gerald L.

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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