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math and science dropouts
2014-08-03 05:04:50

US high schools are tightening up their graduation requirements in math and science, which sounds like it should be a good thing. A new study has found, however, that enforcing more rigorous academics drives some students to drop out.

2013-06-10 10:34:17

A new study published in the June 2013 issue of the journal Education (Vol. 133, No. 4) shows practice of the Transcendental Meditation® technique was associated with higher graduation rates, compared to controls.


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  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]