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Education News Archive - May 08, 2009

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News last month of an unpublished study suggesting that Facebook use is related to lower college academic achievement probably sent more than a few parents reeling.

Word of the Day
filiation
  • The relation of a son or daughter to a parent: the correlative of paternity.
  • The establishment of a filial relation, specifically by adoption.
  • In law, the judicial determination of the paternity of a child, especially of a bastard; affiliation.
The word 'filiation' comes from a Latin word meaning 'legal right of a son'.
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