Education News Archive - January 20, 2008

By Levin, Henry M Calcagno, Juan Carlos Remediation is the most common approach to preparing students academically and socially during their early stages of college.

By Dave Marcus, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jan. 20--A few weeks into her first semester of college, Carly Lynch began to falter. She missed her friends 300 miles away on Long Island, struggled in calculus class and was no longer a campus leader, as she had been at Lynbrook High School.

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.