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2008-08-26 15:00:58

By MORGAN JOSEY GLOVER Jackay Haywood tried for three weeks to teach her 5-year-old daughter, Ashia, how to spell her name. But Ashia could only nail the first three letters. "I was getting frustrated, because I told her school is about to start and you have to spell your name," Haywood said.

2008-08-21 12:01:17

By Morgan Josey Glover Guilford County Schools estimates that about 72,000 students will report for classes on Tuesday at 120 campuses. Here are some of the changes they can expect for 2008-09: Big Man on Campus Maurice "Mo" Green will become the new superintendent Sept.

2008-08-17 12:00:20

By Staff and Wire Reports GIBSONVILLE -- Parents, alumni and other school supporters are invited to a meeting Monday at Eastern Guilford High School that will cover the construction of the new school. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. in the media center, 415 Peeden Drive.

2008-08-06 15:00:46

By JEFF MILLS GREENSBORO -- The new superintendent of Guilford County Schools will make $250,000 per year plus benefits under the terms of a four- year contract released Tuesday. Maurice "Mo" Green signed the deal Saturday. He starts his new job Sept.

2008-08-03 09:00:18

By Travis Talent, High Point Enterprise, N.C. Aug. 3--GUILFORD COUNTY -- Parents with children enrolled in at least four High Point schools will have the option of sending them to another school when the new year begins in a few short weeks.

2008-07-28 12:00:57

Maurice "Mo" Green speaks with deliberation, choosing his words carefully and repeating key phrases for emphasis. Maybe he could have been a teacher.

2008-07-25 15:00:58

By Morgan Josey Glover, News & Record, Greensboro, N.C. Jul. 25--GREENSBORO -- Maurice "Mo" Green -- touted for his energy, team-building focus and experience in a large school district -- is expected to lead Guilford County Schools, starting Sept. 8.

2008-07-25 09:01:08

By MORGAN JOSEY GLOVER GREENSBORO -- Maurice "Mo" Green -- touted for his energy, team- building focus and experience in a large school district -- is expected to lead Guilford County Schools, starting Sept. 8.

2008-07-25 00:00:39

By Morgan Josey Glover, News & Record, Greensboro, N.C. Jul. 24--GREENSBORO -- The Guilford County Board of Education voted 7-4 on Thursday to hire Maurice "Mo" Green as the third superintendent of Guilford County Schools.

2008-07-22 09:01:00

By David Nivens, High Point Enterprise, N.C. Jul. 22--GUILFORD COUNTY -- School district leaders have chosen two experienced North Carolina public school officials as finalists for the superintendent's job. Shirley B. Prince, superintendent of Scotland County Schools since 1999, and Maurice O.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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