Education News Archive - January 21, 2009

Sixty schools throughout the United States have instituted a nutrition program aimed at promoting increased fruit and vegetable consumption, a principal says.


The Texas Board of Education convened a public hearing Wednesday on proposed new standards for the teaching of science in Texas classrooms.

Word of the Day
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".