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2008-07-24 18:00:51

By Benjamin Newell, The Washington Times Jul. 24--After 17 years of not knowing who was being home-schooled in the District because so few rules governed the process, the city has reinstituted regulations, but not until four children who were supposed to be learning at home were found dead inside their mother's Southeast row house. The regulations took effect last week, six months after D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, a Democrat, vowed to reform home-schooling regulations and the city's...

2006-03-02 08:04:15

By Alan Elsner COLUMBIA, Maryland (Reuters) - Elizabeth and Teddy Dean are learning about the Italian scientist Galileo, so they troop into the kitchen, where their mother Lisa starts by reviewing some facts about the Renaissance. Elizabeth, 11, and Teddy, 8, have never gone to school. Their teachers are primarily their parents, which puts them into what is believed to be the fast-growing sector of the U.S. education system -- the home-school movement. For their science lesson,...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.