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Education News Archive - April 23, 2007

Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ: CECO) announced today that it has voluntarily signed an Agreement on Code of Conduct proposed by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is also signatory to the agreement with the company.

ORLANDO, Fla., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, Rosemont Elementary's sixty struggling readers in the third, fourth and fifth grades have dramatically increased their reading fluency level by using the Soliloquy Reading Assistant, an interactive, speech-enabled educational software program.

Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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