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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...

2012-04-17 10:23:37

We know that children who attend formal preschool programs in industrialized nations benefit in many ways. But what about the impact of similar programs in developing countries? A new longitudinal study carried out in Cambodia has found that some types of preschool are better than others, but any type is better than none at all. The study was done by researchers at the University of Hong Kong, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Beijing Normal University, Cornell University, and California...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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