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Education News Archive - December 12, 2008

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A new study released Friday found that an elementary school program targeted at aiding underprivileged children work in and out of school seems to have positive benefits that last into adulthood.

Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.