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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.