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2008-07-15 15:00:45

GREENVILLE, Wis., July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- School Specialty (Nasdaq:SCHS), a leading education company providing supplemental learning products to the preK-12 market, today announced its Sports, Play and Active Recreation for Kids (SPARK(tm)) curriculum product line has been chosen to support a new statewide preventative health effort to reach children and early adolescents in North Carolina. The North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education, Recreation and...

2007-12-22 06:00:27

By Michael, Shannon Dittus, Patricia; Epstein, Joyce ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Family and community involvement in schools is linked strongly to improvements in the academic achievement of students, better school attendance, and improved school programs and quality. METHODS: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducts the School Health Policies and Programs Study every 6 years. In 2006, computer-assisted telephone interviews or self-administered mail questionnaires were completed...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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