Education News Archive - June 06, 2008

By Turner, Sherri L Conkel, Julia L; Starkey, Michael; Landgraf, Rachel; Lapan, Richard T; Siewert, Jason J; Reich, Allison; Trotter, Michelle J; Neumaier, Eric R; Huang, Ju-Ping The study in this article examined gender and ethnic differences in the development of Holland (1997) personality types among inner- city adolescents.

By Kevin Butler LONG BEACH - For Wilson High School student Ana Plasencia, the Junior ROTC program is like a "second family." She was slated to become executive officer next year, the second- highest position in the school's Naval program.

By Gibbons, Melinda M Goins, Shelley Asperger syndrome (AS) is a disorder characterized by social skill deficits and display of repetitive behaviors. This article explores the diagnostic components of AS and describes the major school-related issues for children who have the disorder.

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'