Education News Archive - June 28, 2008

By David Ball, The Port Arthur News, Texas Jun. 28--PORT ARTHUR -- Maureen Vurlicer has been a teacher practically all of her life -- 32 years in public schools and teaching at a parochial school as a teenager in Philadelphia before that.

By Encarnacion Pyle, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jun. 28--A year ago, students, professors and alumni were vigorously debating whether President Roderick J. McDavis had the right qualities to lead Ohio University.

By Richard Garner Education Editor A leading grammar school will become the first selective state school to sponsor a secondary modern which is gearing up to become one of the Government's flagship academies.

By Michael R. Sisak, The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jun. 28--LEHMAN TWP.

By Patrick W. Connelly, The Herald, Sharon, Pa. Jun. 28--BROOKFIELD -- A lawsuit contesting Brookfield Local School District's refusal to bus students to a pair of Warren, Ohio, private schools could soon be decided.

By Eva-Marie Ayala and Shirley Jinkins, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jun.

By AARON MACKEY Better K-12 math, science education aim of several new degree programs FLAGSTAFF - University of Arizona officials hope to better prepare future teachers by creating several new degree programs aimed at improving the state's K-12 education system.

Word of the Day
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).