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Education News Archive - June 14, 2007

By Sheldon, Steven B ABSTRACT Researchers and policy makers have questioned the efficacy of family-involvement interventions. They believe that more studies are needed to compare outcomes of students whose families received a partnership intervention with those who did not.

By Jitendra, Asha K Sczesniak, Edward; Griffin, Cynthia C; Deatline- Buchman, Andria ABSTRACT The authors conducted design or classroom experiments (R. Gersten, S. Baker, & J. W.

Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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