Education News Archive - May 17, 2007

By Melissa Vargas and Jessamy Brown, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas May 17--KELLER -- The parents of a 17-year-old Carroll Senior High School student learned of their daughter's seven-week sexual relationship with her swim coach from another teen's parent, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.

By Allison, Barbara N; Rehm, Marsha L Accommodating the needs of multicultural and multilingual learners is one the biggest challenges facing today's teachers (Hodges, 2001).

By Randy Kraft, The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa. May 17--New principals have been hired for Emmaus High School and Lower Macungie Middle School in the East Penn School District. David Piperato, 44, of Bethlehem will be the high school principal.

By Julie Hubbard, The Macon Telegraph, Ga. May 17--Students at nine Bibb County schools will have new principals when the school year begins in August. There will be new leaders at six elementary schools, one high school and two speciality schools.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.