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Education News Archive - April 19, 2007

By Hadley, Wanda M Introduction The number of students with learning disabilities enrolling in colleges and universities is increasing each year.

By Poyrazli, Senel; Grahame, Kamini Maraj Following an ecological framework, the primary purpose of this study was to examine the adjustment needs of international students within their academic and social communities.

By Linnell, Charles C Being able to design and build a cardboard chair in four hours that will support a student, be economically correct, and include in the design the five forces that affect engineered structures is no simple feat.

By Caldwell, Corrinne; Shapiro, Joan Poliner; Gross, Steven Jay This paper was presented, in part, at the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) Convention 2004 in Kansas City, Missouri, on November 14, 2004.

Each year, the Club Guadalupano of Elgin honors outstanding graduating Hispanic students and two adults who have contributed to the community. Its 13th Annual Latino Awards Banquet was Saturday night.

Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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