Latest American Council on Education Stories

2014-03-14 23:00:06

Charlene M. Dukes is recognized as a leading force in promoting diversity in higher education. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 This week the American Council on Education (ACE) announced that Charlene M. Dukes, president of Prince George’s Community College, is the 2014 recipient of the Reginald Wilson Diversity in Leadership award. For her resolve to ensure all students have access to the tools and resources needed to succeed academically and professionally, Dr. Dukes is being...

2014-02-18 23:04:08

Updated print and digital content to align with the new 2014 GED® Test Albany, N.Y. (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 On January 2, 2014, GED® Testing Service announced the release of their new test as well as a revamp of their GED® testing program last updated in 2002. According to the GED® test-makers, “The GED® Test was developed to measure high-school equivalency and to provide information about a test-taker’s college and career readiness. The test measures...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.