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Education News Archive - June 19, 2007

CHICAGO, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Wright Group/McGraw-Hill is launching the third editions of UCSMP Transition Mathematics and UCSMP Algebra, available in August.

With a summer of congressional debate ahead over No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation, a major public opinion poll from ETS shows that parents, teachers and school administrators strongly support reauthorization of the law.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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