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Education News Archive - March 07, 2007

By Clark, Carrie; Hunley, Allen Regardless of where they live, incoming freshmen face the same problems nationwide, such as anxiety about entering a new school, social pressure, and increased academic pressure and responsibility.

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Faced with increasingly demanding state and federal standards under "No Child Left Behind" and other laws, Ohio high schools are drilling their 10th-grade students using various tools to ensure they pass the Ohio Graduation Test.

Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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