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2008-07-01 09:00:56

NEW YORK and SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Company President and CEO Terry Stecz, announced the acquisition of the education software company Provost Systems(R), based in Santa Clara, Calif. With this action, the education management company, formally known as Edison Schools, extends its client base serving over 350,000 children in 21 states and the United Kingdom and inaugurates a new company approach to teaching and learning for all children. The technology purchase comes...

2007-11-07 09:00:50

Wireless Generation, the leading education company combining mobile technology, the Web, and in-person professional services to improve teaching and learning in grades PreK-12, today announced the launch of www.Free-Reading.net, an open source Website where teachers can access a free, sequential, research-based reading intervention program for grades K-1, and contribute their own lessons and insights into what works best in the classroom. In providing teachers with such a resource,...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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