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Education News Archive - September 26, 2007

By McCarter, M K The history of mining education, like the history of the mining industry, is typified by "boom and bust" cycles.

CHICAGO, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents of PreK-6 students using Everyday Mathematics(R) from Wright Group/McGraw-Hill now have a comprehensive online resource to help their children succeed in elementary math.

By KAREN DeMASTERS, SPECIAL TO THE RECORD The agonizing process of waiting to see if a letter of acceptance has arrived from a high school graduate's first-pick college is a thing of the past at some schools.

Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'