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Education News Archive - November 16, 2012

Autistic Youth Who Make It To College Gravitate Toward STEM Majors

Parents of children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) received some much needed good news in the form of a study published online in the Journal of Autism and Development Disorders earlier this month.

A Nation Advancing: Focusing On Measuring Continuing Progress

NSF-funded report by National Research Council shifts focus from high-stakes assessments to measuring continuing progress

Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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