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
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.