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2008-10-02 03:00:37

By Debbie Pfeiffer Trunnell SAN BERNARDINO - Closing the achievement gap and lowering the dropout rates among students in San Bernardino County are two of the biggest educational challenges facing the county, said new county Superintendent of Schools Gary Thomas on Wednesday.

2008-09-05 03:00:23

By Joe Nelson County schools have shown the biggest gains this year in state standardized test scores since reporting began in 1999, but a substantial number of them are failing to make adequate yearly progress mandated by the federal government.

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2008-08-25 16:00:00

Last month, astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS) witnessed a beautiful display of noctilucent or "night-shining" clouds.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.