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Education News Archive - June 09, 2007

By Pratt, Linda Ray Abstract: In this article, the author examines the current arts education policies in the United States through the lens of Matthew Arnold's work and prose during his time as one of Her Majesty's School Inspectors in England and Wales in the nineteenth century.

By Algozzine, Bob Gretes, John; Queen, Allen J; Cowan-Hathcock, Misty Abstract: Ensuring a qualified teacher in every classroom is a central part of the latest agenda to strengthen public education and maximize student achievement.

By Helm, Carroll Keywords: academic achievement, social status, teacher qualities We have all seen her. She is the little girl in the pink frilly dress, big blond curls and a large pink bow in her hair, lace socks, and black, patent-leather shoes.

By Benjamin Niolet, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Jun. 9--RALEIGH -- There's a lot to learn in this world, and Sindhu Sevala is eager to get going. That's why the 15-year-old is graduating from Green Hope High School today. That's why she's headed to N.C.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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