Education News Archive - May 24, 2008

By JACK GILLUM; ANDREA RIVERA; GEORGE B SaNCHEZ; JAMAR YOUNGER STAR INVESTIGATION: SCHOOLS PROMOTE STUDENTS DESPITE WIDESPREAD FAILURE Schools use varied programs, from matching kids with mentors to focused career-path academies Twenty-nine Pascua Yaqui students at Hohokam Middle School should have repeated eighth grade last year.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).