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Education News Archive - September 21, 2008

By Anonymous As near as we can tell, all of the problems laid at the feet of our educational system could be solved if students learned what they are supposed to learn at each grade level. Well, maybe not all of the problems, but many of them.

Five local educators selected from a field of 43 nominees were named San Diego County Teachers of the Year during the 18th annual "Cox Presents: A Salute to Teachers brought to you by Ashford University" in cooperation with the San Diego County Office of Education.

By Karthika Gopalakrishnan CHENNAI: CBSE students in class X have one less textbook to study for the board exams this year, thanks to a tweak in the syllabus by the central body.

By Kevany, Kevin Kevin Kevany reviews the MBA landscape for 2009 and determines that deciding on where, when and why to do your MBA could be the hardest part of the exercise.

By Anonymous A mere 13% of undergraduate education schools require sufficient amounts of relevant math coursework for prospective elementary teachers, according to a report by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), Washington, D.C.

Come Nov. 4, seven Denver-area school districts will be asking voters for nearly $1.9 billion in bonded indebtedness in order to maintain, repair and renovate schools, build new ones, add technology and provide enhancements to existing facilities, among other goals.

By Josh Dulaney FONTANA - Cali Olsen-Binks, superintendent of the Fontana Unified School District, assigned homework to Jason Angle before his departure from his principal post at North Tamarind Elementary School in June.

By Eric Louie LIVERMORE -- The running program at Rancho Las Positas Elementary School is one step closer to a new track after being recognized by the state for its efforts in promoting health.

By Amy K. Stewart Deseret News Some of the state's movers and shakers of K-12 public education didn't mince words while discussing how to improve the future of education in Utah.

If you have a child who has applied to college in recent years, or know anyone who has gone through that stressful process, you are aware that the competition for admission has increased dramatically.

Word of the Day
jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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