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Education News Archive - February 28, 2008

By Bryant, Brian R Bryant, Diane Pedrotty; Kethley, Caroline; Kim, Sun A; Pool, Cathy; Seo, You-Jin Abstract. High-quality core instruction in kindergarten and first and second grade is critical to prevent mathematics difficulties.

By Philip K. Ireland, North County Times, Escondido, Calif. Feb. 27--CARLSBAD -- Carlsbad school trustees will consider a resolution Wednesday night that lays the groundwork for potential employee layoffs and the elimination of popular class size reduction programs in elementary schools.

Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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