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Education News Archive - November 15, 2011

Donegal Importers is one of the top sellers for Hourihan in the USA.

Gilman Law LLP is investigating potential employment complaints against companies who have misclassified workers as independent contractors in order to avoid paying them properly.

Local Community Showed Widespread Support of Event Benefiting the Arthritis Foundation Houston,TX (PRWEB) November 15, 2011 Massage Envy, the pioneer

Policy Reforms 'Demoralizing' Teaching Profession

A provocative new article in the American Journal of Education argues that many teachers in the age of rigid curricula, high-stakes testing, and reduced classroom autonomy are finding it difficult to access the "moral rewards" of their profession.

Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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