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
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.