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Education News Archive - April 03, 2007

By O'Dwyer, Laura M; Carey, Rebecca; Kleiman, Glenn Abstract Student enrollment in K-12 online learning programs showed a tenfold expansion in the years between 2002 and 2005.

By Clausen, Jon M Abstract This empirical research study addresses the issues of new teacher development and the role of the institutional context on new teachers' instructional technology use.

By Lefever-Davis, Shirley; Johnson, Charlene; Pearman, Cathy ABSTRACT Partnerships between universities and public schools that recognize the interdependence and mutual benefits derived from an alliance have become a cornerstone of educational restructuring (C. Dean, P. Lauer, & V.

By Art Barnum, Chicago Tribune Apr. 3--An attorney for a 2004 Hinsdale Central High School graduate who was repeatedly sexually assaulted by the school's former head basketball coach sued the coach, the school's principal, the school district and the district's retired superintendent.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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