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Education News Archive - May 22, 2007

By Kevin Amerman, The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa. May 22--After nearly a year of searching, the Lehighton Area School Board finally has hired a new superintendent. The board voted unanimously Monday to approve James Kraky as superintendent. His starting annual salary will be $118,000.

Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.