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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
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.