Education News Archive - July 12, 2007

By Sylvia Lim, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jul. 12--BRADENTON -- At least 60 parents and community members and 45 faculty and staff showed up at Manatee High on Wednesday night to grill the three candidates vying for the principal's seat.

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., July 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renaissance Learning, Inc. announced today the introduction of Home Connect for Accelerated Reader and Accelerated Math.

Word of the Day
  • 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.