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Education News Archive - May 05, 2008

University of Phoenix today announced the formation of a research unit, the University of Phoenix National Research Center (NRC), to drive continued significant and innovative research initiatives in teaching and learning among adult students in higher education.

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Elementary publisher SRA/McGraw-Hill has named its recipients of the 2008 Pride of SRA Academic Recognition Awards for achievements in reading: Brunswick County Schools in Bolivia, N.C.; Oakland Unified School District in California, and H.B.

Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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