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Education News Archive - September 10, 2007

LAKE SUCCESS, NY, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Student Achievement (ISA), a leading school redesign partner, today announced that for the second year in a row, it has been awarded a $10,000 grant from Arrow Electronics, Inc.

By Mary B. Pasciak, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Sep. 10--Several key positions have been filled with new faces in the Amherst School District, and officials are still looking to fill two other spots. A wave of retirements accounted for most of the changes, including the district's top two positions.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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