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Education News Archive - August 03, 2007

By Jennifer Radcliffe, Houston Chronicle Aug. 3--The Houston school district needs an $805 million bond issue to complete its three-phase program of repairing aging schools and building new ones, Superintendent Abelardo Saavedra said Thursday.

By Robinson, LeAnne Kelley, Bridget This study was designed to investigate the role of video in the growth of written reflective responses between two groups of preservice teachers.

By ANNE SPONHOLTZ Eight Keystone Heights area educators with combined experience in education of 280 years, with 219 of those years in Clay County, will mark 2007 as the year they retired.

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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