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2013-09-19 23:01:36

September 27th Event attracts experts on science, technology, engineering and math education. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed) today announced Dr. Robert McGrath, VP of Georgia Tech and Director of GTRI, Dr. Lance Ford, Educational Advocate for Cisco and Robert Swiggum, CIO of the Georgia Department of Education, are just some of the speakers who will appear at the second annual S.T.E.M....

2008-06-24 09:03:09

By Jake Jacobs, The Macon Telegraph, Ga. Jun. 24--Students in Houston County did better across the board than the state average in Criterion-Referenced Competency Test scores released Monday by the Georgia Department of Education. Peach County students, with the exception of those in the seventh grade, fell below the state standards in most tests, but Superintendent Susan Clark stressed better days are ahead. Wanda Creel, assistant superintendent for teaching and learning in Houston...

2008-03-13 03:00:33

By O'Rourke, Tom Catrett, Jack; Houchins, David Maintaining a qualified teacher work force is one of the most significant challenges in correctional education. About one-third of all new teachers leave teaching within the first five years of employment.1 Teacher attrition is much higher for teachers of students with behavioral and academic needs (e.g., students who are deficient in reading and mathematics). Considering the many educational and psychological challenges facing incarcerated...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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