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Education News Archive - January 12, 2008

By Kovaleski, Joseph F This invited commentary on

By Kratochwill, Thomas R Volpiansky, Paula; Clements, Melissa; Ball, Carrie Abstract. We provide an overview of the role professional development plays in multitiered prevention and intervention models.

By Pears, Katherine C Fisher, Philip A; Bronz, Kimberly D Abstract. Foster children are at great risk for poor school outcomes.

By Helen Weathers FOR a school which prides itself on the high quality of its pastoral care and commitment to the emotional, physical and sexual health of its pupils, it would be hard to imagine a more embarrassing scandal.

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.'