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2009-10-29 10:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Inc. announced today that the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, in Ohio, has deployed Trend Micro(TM) Enterprise Security powered by the Trend Micro(TM) Smart Protection Network(TM) infrastructure to build a multilayered defense to protect more than 10,000 student and employee internet users from Web, email and endpoint threats. Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) is a tuition-free online public school in Ohio, educating over 9,000...

2008-12-10 10:53:00

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- As students approach the halfway mark of the academic year, it's a good time for parents to reflect on their child's educational path and discuss whether or not the current situation -- whether the child is attending a private school, a tradition public school or a public charter school -- is the right fit. No two students are alike, so educational options should be customizable. Now through Jan. 30, the Ohio Distance & Electronic Learning...

2007-03-07 15:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Faced with increasingly demanding state and federal standards under "No Child Left Behind" and other laws, Ohio high schools are drilling their 10th-grade students using various tools to ensure they pass the Ohio Graduation Test. Twenty-three states, including Ohio, now require students to pass a high-stakes test such as the OGT in various subjects to graduate. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070302/CLF096LOGO ) Testing begins March 12...


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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