Education News Archive - April 20, 2007

By Whitbread, Kathleen M; Bruder, Mary Beth; Fleming, Gina; Park, Hay Jin Mrs. Harrison sat at her daughter Ivy's annual individualized education program (IEP) planning meeting and struggled to focus on the speech therapist while he discussed his report.

By Matuszny, Rose M; Banda, Devender R; Coleman, Thalia J It is May, the time of year when the majority of individualized education program (IEP) meetings are held at the local elementary school. Two special education teachers meet in the hallway after the students have gone home.

By Patel, Pooja; Laud, Leslie Is it possible to i

By Jung, Lee Ann Maisie is a 6-year-old child with developmental disabilities who attends kindergarten in a rural area. The individualized education program (IEP) team is meeting soon 10 devise her IEP (see box, "What Is the Importance of an Individualized Education Program*"].

By Harry Hitzeman Daily Herald Staff Writer For Jeanine Lamplough, there was never a question of how she was going to vote on the Geneva school district's $79.9 million building plan. "It's for the kids of the future, not just the ones now," she said.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.