Education News Archive - August 16, 2007

By Robert Miller, The Dallas Morning News Aug. 16--Uplift Education, a charter management organization, has gotten a $2.5 million gift from Todd A. and Abby Williams and their family foundation that will allow Uplift to establish Williams Preparatory as a STEM school.

By Kira Millage, The Bellingham Herald, Wash. Aug. 16--The start of the school year always brings new faces to school buildings -- faces belonging to students moving up to the next school level or students new to the area.

Results from Manawatu's regional Mathex event at the Palmerston North Convention Centre last Friday. Year 5: Cornerstone Christian School, first, Carncot School, second and Russell Street School 1, third.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.