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Education News Archive - September 11, 2007

Seats on the Henrico County School Board are being contested in all five districts this year - Brookland, Fairfield, Three Chopt, Tuckahoe and Varina. Below are capsule profiles of candidates registered in those races. The candidates' reasons for running have been edited for space.

By Jennifer Patterson, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Sep. 11--DUANESBURG -- After an extensive search, longtime educator and public school administrator Christine Crowley has been named the new superintendent of the Duanesburg School District.

By Wintre, Maxine Gallander Bowers, Colleen Dorothy Abstract Persistence to graduation was investigated with 944 (272 males, 672 females) undergraduate students at a large, commuter Canadian university.

Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.