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Education News Archive - July 08, 2008

The final hurdle to building a new secondary school and special school in Keighley looks set to be cleared.

Plans to merge two secondary schools in the north of Sheffield could be called off after the new Liberal Democrat council suggested an alternative solution to the Government.

By Mary Pickels Every weekday morning, Abbey Etling stands silently in front of her family's Latrobe home, waiting for the bus that will take her to school.

By Campbell, David E I.

By Violet Spader, Enid News & Eagle, Okla. Jul. 8--School board members Monday blamed high fuel prices as one of the reasons for increases in student meal prices for next school year.

By Dani McClain, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 8--Anne Kasdorf was fed up with the "your mama" jokes and the name calling. So when the teacher at Gaenslen Elementary School, 1250 E.

By Marlene Baum At the regular meeting of the Cucamonga Elementary School District board on June 26, President Henry Cowles, Vice President David Ortega (up for re-election in November), and Clerk Laura Hendison voted to give lifetime medical benefits to two more assistant superintendents.

By Greg Gelpi Bill Lockett is a man driven by an unwavering obligation to make life around him better. From his experiences growing up in 1950s segregation, his dedication is evidenced by his continued service to the community.

By Bent, Eliza How one theatre company is cultivating a fountain of youth-and grooming a future pool of subscribers THE CHALLENGE: My mother recently went to see Man of La Mancha. When I asked her how the show was, she didn't comment on the Cervantes-spin-off of a story or the actors' vocal prowess.

By Anonymous Start Here. Go Places., the profession's comprehensive student recruitment effort, is in full swing in its 7th year.

Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin