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Education News Archive - January 03, 2008

Kaplan today announced that it has named Sari Factor as president of its K12 Learning Services division, which partners with schools and school districts to provide high-quality instructional programs.

By Ryan McCarthy, Appeal-Democrat, Marysville, Calif. Jan. 3--ALICIA INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL -- a landmark in Linda -- will close at the end of this school year.

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.'