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2012-08-21 22:18:11

Young children in lower-income families who live in high-cost areas don't do as well academically as their counterparts in low-cost areas, according to a new study. The study, by researchers at Child Trends and the University of California (UCLA), appears in the journal Child Development. "Among families with incomes below 300 percent of the federal poverty threshold–that's below $66,339 for a family of four–living in a region with a higher cost of living was related to...

21st Century Morrill Act Needed To Help Ease College Debt
2012-08-21 13:41:23

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One hundred and fifty years ago, president Abraham Lincoln signed a law into place that transformed college education, but a new 21st century version would help ease student debt, and help colleges and universities deal with budget cuts. Amy Bix, Ph.D. said at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) that a modern version of the Morrill Act is a tangible way to help reinvest in higher...

2012-08-09 23:00:21

Family Entertainment Complex Continues to Grow and Offer New Services and Programs for the Local Community. Stockholm, NJ (PRWEB) August 09, 2012 Skylands Ice World, a 79,000 sq. foot ice skating and entertainment facility located in Stockholm, NJ, today announced it will open a day care and after-school center this fall offering dependable, high-quality childcare services to Pre-schoolers ages 2 ½ to Kindergarten as well as after-school care to school-age children, Kindergarten...

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2012-07-26 05:45:37

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Times are tough. Job opportunities are low. Financial costs are high. While many adults must face the difficulties of the recession, the fallout of the recession has also affected children and young adults. A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation found that the well-being of U.S. children, particularly in their family life, education, and health, has been impacted. According to USA Today, the report compiled data from...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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