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Education News Archive - September 03, 2008

By Joe Surkiewicz Since 1975, federal law dictates that when making placement decisions about children with disabilities, educators need to look first at the school the child would attend if he or she didn't have a disability.

By laura stuart-cook Pupils at Tollbar were the first to head back to school after the summer holidays. Following a summer break, students at the New Waltham business and enterprise college returned to lessons on Thursday morning.

Many of the county's schoolchildren will be returning to different surroundings tomorrow. It will be the first official day for pupils attending Lincoln's 'academy' schools.

By Neal, Anne D The French have an education ministry; the English put their faculty in charge. In America, the Tenth Amendment is clear- education is not one of the powers delegated to the federal government.

By Anonymous And gladly wolde he lerne and gladly teche. -Geoffrey Chaucer, "General Prologue," The Canterbury Tales The annual K.

By David Harrison david.harrison@roanoke.com 777-3523 One of the items on Shawnell Jackson's back-to-school to-do list was signing up his two young children at the YMCA's Magic Place after-school program.

By Huber, Mary Taylor Defending the Community College Equity Agenda. Edited by Thomas Bailey and Vanessa Smith Morest. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006, 328 pages, $45.00 hardcover. Minding the Dream: The Process and Practice of the American Community College. Gail O.

By Hunter, Gina Abelmann, Nancy; Cain, Timothy Reese; McDonough, Tim; Prendergast, Catherine For her sociocultural anthropology methods course, undergraduate Rachel Levine is asked to devise a project about some aspect of the university.

By Michael Sorba Backpack, check. Gym shorts, check. Folder and class schedule, check. Tuesday marked the first day of the fall semester for high school and eighth grade students at the Colton Joint Unified School District. For some, returning to school is an exciting time.

By O'Byrne, Kim Dormody, Tom If agricultural education is going to achieve 10,000 quality secondary programs by the year 2015, it will need to recruit and develop many new teachers.

Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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