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2008-08-22 15:00:44

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Bill Schulz, +1-202-521-2828, or Sarah Johnson, +1-202- 521-2826, pressroom@publiccharters.org, both of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Morethan3,000ExpectedtoAttendAnnualMeeting WASHINGTON, Aug.

2008-04-24 07:10:51

Each Monday, this column turns a page in history to explore the discoveries, events and people that continue to affect the history being made today. It is crumbling, water-stained and written in Medieval Latin, but the Magna Carta has managed to remain relevant to the cause of human rights even today, 800 years after it was scrawled on parchment and affirmed with the sticky wax seal of the English king.

2007-05-01 06:00:37

By Rhim, Lauren Morando; Ahearn, Eileen M; Lange, Cheryl M Charter schools are a growing and evolving component of the public education sector. These schools may be exempt from state or local regulations, but they are part of the public system and subject to federal laws and many regulations.

2007-01-13 03:00:27

By Shober, Arnold F; Manna, Paul; Witte, John F Using an original and unique database of state charter school laws that we have developed, we analyze how state policymakers have incorporated two key values into state charter school laws: flexibility and accountability.

Word of the Day
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.