Education News Archive - July 18, 2008

A Bit Of Gallic charm arrived in one corner of Hull as pupils at a city primary school geared up to start learning French. From September, youngsters at Griffin Primary School in Barham Road, east Hull, will learn the language as part of the curriculum.

By Connie Llanos A proposed new admissions policy for the University of California system could give thousands of students a better chance of getting into the elite state schools, but critics say the changes threaten to weaken educational quality.

AHMEDABAD: Subharti primary school in the campus of JL High School in Maninagar resounded with angry shouts and slogans on Wednesday as parents went on a rampage, protesting against molestation of a six-year-old girl student.

By Will Bigham School dropout statistics released Wednesday by the state Department of Education, indicating that about one in four high school students in the state drop out, were greeted as a revelation by many.

By Valerie Russ, Philadelphia Daily News Jul.

The state will adopt new elementary and middle school language arts curriculums in 2009-10, and the school systems in Richmond and Columbia counties are getting prepared. The school systems have selected committee members to review classroom materials that will support the new curriculums.

During the past two school years, teacher Julia Keyse had to enforce an unusual rule in her kindergarten and first-grade classroom: No interrupting while she pricked Caylee's finger to check her blood sugar and adjusted her insulin pump. "They were so good. They would just sit and wait," Ms.

By Nickerson, Amanda B Martens, Matthew P Abstract. This study examined the extent to which three approaches to violence prevention and response were associated with the incidence of school crime and disruption after accounting for the influence of demographic variables.

By Conoley, Jane Close Lawrence King (15 years old) was shot twice in his head on February 12, 2008, by a 14-year-old classmate at E. O. Green Junior High School in Oxnard, California.

The following area students were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Kutztown State University. Atglen - Stephen Weaver, anthropology. Bainbridge - Amanda Detz, art education.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.