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Education News Archive - August 28, 2007

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- According to the U.S. Department of Education, more than 8 million students are struggling readers performing below grade level. As a result, school districts are looking for effective ways to meet the needs of these students.

Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.