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Education News Archive - August 10, 2008

By Mike Wereschagin Residence: Mt.

Eleven new family resource workersare to be recruited by Derbyshire County Council at a cost of pounds396,000. They will be in addition to the 47 who are already based at schools across the county. Their role is to support children of deprived families in and out of school.

By HATTIE BROWN GARROW By Hattie Brown Garrow The Virginian-Pilot SUFFOLK Last school year, students with behavioral problems eventually found themselves at the nighttime alternative school .

By JAMILLA PENARETE By JAMILLA PENARETE I am my mother's American dream. I was born in Fairfax Inova Hospital.

By HARTEVELT, John A Rangiora mother is so desperate to get her sons into alternative education she is telling them to "light up in class" to try to get them suspended.

By Tamar Lewin Like a lot of universities in the United States, Northeastern has Barnes & Noble running its bookstore, and Pizza Hut, Wendy's, Starbucks and Taco Bell selling food in the student center. But Northeastern has taken outsourcing one giant step further.

By Carolyn Kaberline By Carolyn Kaberline SPECIAL TO THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL Topeka High School is a "pretty unique school" with a broad curriculum that offers something for everyone, says principal Linda Wiley, and that's why she believes it was voted Best School this year.

The Fresno Bee In its 1960 Master Plan for Higher Education, California declared that all Californians should have the opportunity for a college education. Alas, California now ranks 40th in the nation in the percentage of students who enter college after high school. ... State Sen.

CHILDREN in the North are highly influenced by brands and logos, according to their teachers. A new study being published tomorrow by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers - ATL - shows 85 per cent of teachers think possession of fashion and branded goods is important to their pupils.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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