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2008-08-06 03:00:47

By Raviya H. Ismail, The Lexington Herald-Leader, Ky. Aug. 6--Fayette County's five high schools and most of those in surrounding counties failed to meet federal No Child Left Behind goals, according to data released Tuesday.

2008-08-05 21:00:19

By Raviya H. Ismail, The Lexington Herald-Leader, Ky. Aug. 5--Nearly three-fourths of Fayette County public schools met their federal No Child Left Behind goals, but none of the district's five high schools -- including Bryan Station High, which failed for the sixth year in a row -- met targets.

2008-08-05 21:00:19

By Raviya H. Ismail and Linda J. Johnson, The Lexington Herald-Leader, Ky. Aug. 5--Kentucky schools struggled to meet tougher federal No Child Left Behind goals this year.

2008-08-05 18:00:33

By Anne Williams, The Register-Guard, Eugene, Ore. Aug. 4--With higher academic hurdles to clear in 2007-08, more Oregon schools stumbled under the federal No Child Left Behind Act, Superintendent of Public Instruction Susan Castillo announced Monday.

2008-08-05 15:00:52

By Betsy Hammond, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Aug. 5--More than 430 Oregon schools failed to reach federal performance targets this year, the worst showing in six years under the federal No Child Left Behind law.

2008-08-05 12:00:55

By Dan Whisenhunt, The Anniston Star, Anniston, Ala. Aug.

2008-08-05 12:00:55

By Lee Tant, The Times and Democrat, Orangeburg, S.C. Aug. 5--Orangeburg Consolidated School Districts 4 and 5 are using various means and methods to enact their respective corrective action plans after failing to met federal No Child Left Behind standards for four consecutive years.

2008-08-05 09:01:14

By Bayne Hughes, The Decatur Daily, Ala. Aug. 5--Decatur City Schools had mixed results in the 2007-08 test scores released Monday by the state Department of Education.

2008-08-05 09:01:14

By Jim Cook, Dothan Eagle, Ala. Aug. 5--SCHOOL NAME -- Reason for not making AYP Ariton School--80 percent graduation rate Dale County High School --66 percent graduation rate G.W.

2008-08-05 09:01:14

By M.J. Ellington, The Decatur Daily, Ala. Aug. 5--MONTGOMERY -- Somerville Road Elementary School in Decatur was one of the success stories Monday, as the state released its annual No Child Left Behind report card.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.