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2014-08-25 08:31:11

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening (PALS) is expanding. PALS Marketplace, a division of CaseNEX, LLC proudly announces PALS Plus, an extension of the original PALS 1-3 assessment that includes literacy screening and diagnosis through grade eight. PALS Plus can be used as a screening tool to identify students at risk of reading difficulties from first grade through eighth grade and also as a diagnostic tool to provide...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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