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2011-08-03 12:38:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Boehner, Katherine Bradley, Kevin Chavous, John Fisher, Steve Klinsky, John Legend, Eva Moskowitz and Brian Williams will be honored with the distinguished EdReformie award, announced today by The Center for Education Reform (CER). These honorees will be celebrated on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at the W Washington D.C. Hotel as part of CER's 18th anniversary gala, The EdReformies - Rockin' Reform Revue. "This group of accomplished...

2011-03-30 16:52:00

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a true show of support for families and students in the District of Columbia, the US House of Representatives today voted to restore and expand the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program (DCOSP). The program provides scholarships for some of DC's poorest families, allowing them to choose the school that best fits their children's needs. The program was created in 2003, but was discontinued by the Obama Administration, even after years of...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.