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Education News Archive - June 02, 2008

LOS ANGELES, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BP America, through its successful A+ for Energy program, will award $1,000,000 in grants and scholarships to Southern California teachers for creative classroom, after-school, extra-curricular and summer activities involving energy education and conservation.

By Laura Figueroa, The Miami Herald May 31--The curriculum at several Ivy League universities is about to be extended with one more offering -- a crash course in all things Hialeah, boasts a group of seniors at Hialeah High School.

By CATHERINE GARCIA Staff Writer REDLANDS - Members of the Redlands Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints honored five local teachers Thursday for their dedication to students: Tom Atchley of Redlands High School, Gilbert Brown of Mariposa Elementary School, Dennie Morales of Redlands Adult School, Daidre Thies of Smiley Elementary School and Jay Vanderfin of Mentone Elementary School.

Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.