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Education News Archive - August 02, 2007

By Penuel, William R Boscardin, Christy Kim; Masyn, Katherine; Crawford, Valerie M Abstract This study examined how 498 elementary and secondary educators use student response systems in their instruction.

Thirty emerging executives from top business, public policy and law schools have been chosen to become leaders in urban school systems as part of The Broad Residency in Urban Education program, The Broad Center for the Management of School Systems announced today.

Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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