Education News Archive - May 22, 2008

By Koys, Daniel J ABSTRACT. In this article, the author discusses activities that researchers and educators can use to determine faculty qualifications and faculty sufficiency for accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International.

By Spohn, Cydney Abstract: The author investigates the condition of a public school's arts education program under the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act and obtains teachers' perspectives on their experiences under the federal policy.

By Finn, Jeremy D Fish, Reva M; Scott, Leslie A ABSTRACT. Despite the fact that misbehavior in school is a pervasive problem to educators and despite its adverse consequences, few researchers have examined the range of misbehaviors by students, their antecedents, or their consequences.

By Reis, Sally M Eckert, Rebecca D; McCoach, D Betsy; Jacobs, Joan K; Coyne, Michael ABSTRACT.

By Piazza, Carolyn L Siebert, Carl F ABSTRACT. The authors report the development and validation of the Writing Dispositions Scale (WDS), a self-report instrument for measuring affective stances toward writing.

By JACK GILLUM; ANDREA RIVERA; GEORGE B SaNCHEZ; JAMAR YOUNGER STAR INVESTIGATION: SCHOOLS PROMOTE STUDENTS DESPITE WIDESPREAD FAILURE Taxpayers ultimately shoulder cost in terms of remedial ed, a work force with weak skills More than a quarter of middle and high schools in the Tucson area's largest districts are awarding passing grades students may not be earning, an Arizona Daily Star investigation found.

PHOENIX, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The success of iQ Academy Arizona's online high school has prompted an expansion of the curriculum to include a complete middle school program for students in grades six through eight.

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.