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
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.