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Education News Archive - August 29, 2008

By Jeremy Boren Age: 47 Residence: Squirrel Hill Family: Husband, Michael; twin sons, Alexander and Stephen, both 17 Education: Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, Carnegie Mellon University; secondary certification in math, Chatham University; master's degree in theology, Xavier University Background: Taught math from 1996 to 2004 at North Catholic High School, where she served as campus minister for students and faculty; most recently taught math, science and religion and worked as youth minister at St.

By stacey becker Free preschool conditions 3 The child must be 4 years old on Sept. 15. 3 The child must be a resident of Iowa. 3 The child must take an assessment test that will help direct instruction.

By JOHN MARTIN Courier & Press staff writer 464-7594 or martinj@courierpress.com Federally mandated school choice options continue to play a role in population shifts in Evansville's public schools, Superintendent Vincent Bertram told the School Board on Monday.

By SUELLEN REED Special to the Courier & Press More than 1 million students across Indiana head back to school this month to begin another year of their K-12 education. Some will be going to school for the first time, while others will be anxiously looking forward to graduating this spring.

By David Harrison david.harrison@roanoke.com 777-3523 More students from Wythe to Rockbridge counties passed state English and math tests this year, according to statistics released Wednesday by the Virginia Department of Education.

By David Harrison david.harrison@roanoke.com 777-3523 Roanoke's new Forest Park Academy has yet to open, but Della Gilliam is already convinced it will be a success.

By Al-Shammari, Zaid Yawkey, Thomas D This research study investigates the degree to which parental involvement impacts students' levels in special education programs in Kuwait.

By Anna L. Mallory anna.mallory@roanoke.com 381-8627 Rebecca Phillips has something in common with the 170 students she oversees at the Southwest Virginia Governor's School. She's been there.

THE Pasadena Unified School District has had so many "been down so long, it looks like up to me" moments in recent decades that it would be funny if it weren't so ... well, not funny at all.

By Caroline An PASADENA - With one week to go before the start of school, parents and students attended John Muir High School's Freshman Orientation on Thursday to get a glimpse of the major changes implemented at the school.

Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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