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2011-09-06 13:00:00

Libraries Still Able to Subscribe to the EBSCO K-12 Reference Package and Britannica Online School Edition through ESC-20 Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 Budget cuts may have caused changes to the K-12 Databases Program, but schools are still able to subscribe to the EBSCO K-12 Reference Package and the Britannica Online School Edition through an opt-in program offered through a partnership between the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and Education Service Center, Region 20...

2011-08-05 09:29:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenPeak Inc., a leading provider of multimedia touch-screen device and device management platforms, today announced it signed on as a partner with Digital Learning Now!, the national campaign launched by former Governors Jeb Bush of Florida and Bob Wise of West Virginia to reform public education through the integration of current and future technological innovations in the classroom. Named as a Digital Leader in the effort, OpenPeak and...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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