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2013-05-02 23:02:55

Online K-12 schools expand, but fail kids -- lagging academic performance, high dropout rates, limited oversight, and excessive costs. New virtual education data, broken down by state and school. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Contact: Jamie Horwitz, 202/549-4921; jhdcpr(at)starpower(dot)net or Alex Molnar, 480/797-7261; nepc.molnar(at)gmail(dot)com A national study, released today by the National Education Policy Center (NEPC), offers a comprehensive review of 311 virtual...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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