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Education News Archive - September 16, 2008

By Doug Page Staff Writer TROTWOOD -- Trotwood-Madison administrators explained to the school board steps they are taking to improve elementary students' test scores.

You are invited to Dartmouth Community College, a small school which offers big opportunities. Come and see what the college has to offer, meet our staff and students and discuss your child's choices for secondary education.

Dartmouth's newest 'big school' pupils have been on a bit of an adventure to get to know one another - and themselves. The youngsters' first experience of Dartmouth Community College turned out to be three days of adventure challenges - from abseiling to team building puzzles.

Two new schools have opened in old buildings under joint heads as part of a pioneering arrangement aimed at transforming education in Southway.

By Farrah Naz Karim PUTRAJAYA: Another 30 smart schools nationwide will obtain "five- star" ranking by the year's end to take the total to 88.

Come to the Torquay Boys' Grammar School open day on Thursday, September 18. Tours take place at 9.30am, 2pm and 7pm. "Torquay Boys' Grammar School are born winners", ran the Herald Express headline recently.

LONG BEACH - The Long Beach Board of Education today may toughen the academic standards that elementary school students must meet to be promoted to the next grade level.

By Hickman, Gregory P Bartholomew, Mitchell; Mathwig, Jennifer; Heinrich, Randy S ABSTRACT. The authors examined the developmental pathways between high school graduates and dropouts. The authors obtained official school data via a random sample of 119 students enrolled across 4 cohorts.

A Richmond high school has received top honors from the federal government. Open High School has been named a 2008 No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.

By Chen, Chao-Hsiu ABSTRACT. Research findings indicate that teachers' beliefs play an important role in their deciding how they will integrate technology into the classroom.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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