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Education News Archive - May 28, 2008

By Barrington, Kyle Abstract Illegal drug use and abuse by the nation's secondary school students is a continuing public health issue and this is especially true for students living in rural, low-income areas where access to intervention and treatment services is often limited.

By Ellington, Aimee J Hardin, Jill R INTRODUCTION Representation is one of the Process Standards that the Principles and Standards for School Mathematics [4] lists as useful for obtaining and applying mathematical skills and concepts.

CINCINNATI, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- First Student, Inc., the nation's leader in student transportation, has been awarded the contract to provide school bus service to students of the Kipp Houston and Yes Prep Charter Schools in Houston.

Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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