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2008-10-16 15:00:22

Carnegie Learning, Inc., publisher of research-based math curricula for middle schools, high schools, and the higher education market, today released a research report indicating that Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) results in four Miami-Dade County charter high schools using Carnegie Learning Blended Math Solutions were 14-18% higher than the Miami-Dade County averages over three consecutive years. The four schools implemented the Carnegie Learning programs as their sole math...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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