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Education News Archive - July 08, 2009

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The chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee on Tuesday announced legislation that would provide the United States Agriculture Department with the means to take charge of all foods sold in public schools.

These are the latest findings of research funded in primary and secondary schools by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) into what makes good teachers even better.

Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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