Education News Archive - May 11, 2007

By Jason M. Rodriguez, The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, S.C. May 11--ASH, N.C. -- Any teacher can attest to the difficulty some students have with end-of-grade tests -- which happen this month for Horry, Georgetown and Brunswick counties.

By Ignazio Messina, The Blade, Toledo, Ohio May 11--Teachers at a troubled West Toledo charter school demonstrated outside the office of the Ohio Council of Community Schools and demanded assurances that they will be paid through the summer.

Word of the Day
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.