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
  • 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.