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Education News Archive - March 25, 2008

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Looking to help California's educators boost students' reading comprehension, Pearson School educational publishers today announced an exclusive partnership with Grant Wiggins, considered one of the nation's preeminent experts in curriculum design.

By Jim Collar, The Post-Crescent, Appleton, Wis. Mar. 25--KIMBERLY -- Mel Lightner, Kimberly's superintendent of schools, announced Monday that he will resign when his current contract expires at the end of the 2008-09 school year.

Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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