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Education News Archive - August 09, 2007

By JULIE JETTE KINGSTON - A Kingston Intermediate School teacher fired last year after accusations she improperly helped students taking the MCAS exam has returned to work in the Silver Lake Regional School District.

By Farin MontaNez, The Fresno Bee, Calif. Aug. 9--Fresno Unified's school board adopted a new curriculum Wednesday night in an effort to teach children more about southeast Asian heritage.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'