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Education News Archive - May 01, 2007

By Rhim, Lauren Morando; Ahearn, Eileen M; Lange, Cheryl M Charter schools are a growing and evolving component of the public education sector. These schools may be exempt from state or local regulations, but they are part of the public system and subject to federal laws and many regulations.

By Browder, Diane M; Wakeman, Shawnee Y; Flowers, Claudia; Rickelman, Robert J; Et al Current federal policy requires that students with disabilities participate in large-scale assessments and be included in schools' scores for adequate yearly progress.

By Story by MARTIN SALAZAR Photographs by RICHARD PIPES Of the Journal 2007 Albuquerque Journal ROSWELL -- It has produced Pulitzer Prize winners, captains of industry and a movie star or two during its 116-year history.

By Beau Yarbrough, Hesperia Star, Calif. Apr. 25--Next year, Hesperia Unified School District students will have brand new science textbooks. But a textbook is no good if students can't read it, and that's just what one school board member is warning will happen.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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