Education News Archive - November 13, 2008

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital One Bank today announced the opening of a new bank branch at West Side High School in Newark. The West Side High School branch will be Capital One Bank's second student-run banking center in the Tri-State area.

The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), representing all 50 states and DC, today released the "Learning Virtually: Expanding Opportunities" report focused on current trends in virtual learning and policy recommendations for enhancing virtual learning opportunities for all students.

The California Charter Schools Association today announced plans to expand high-quality charter schools in the Fresno region. The expansion supports the Association's commitment to local leadership and resources for developing high-performing charter schools in the area.

Three states -- New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Utah -- are considering overhauling what high school is meant to do for students, education experts say. If the projects are successful it could mean dramatic changes nationally for education policy, The Christian Science Monitor reported Thursday.

McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce that the following lawyers have been promoted to partner effective January 1, 2009.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.