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2009-09-06 07:30:00

Five million students will return to Canadian schools this month. If nothing changes at least a million will fail to graduate high school. The fact that children who do not read well by the end of Grade 3 are at risk of dropping out or failing to graduate is one of the grim conclusions made in a report released by the Canadian Education Statistics Council. The report, "Literature Review: Key factors to support literacy success in school-aged population" was prepared by principal investigator...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin