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2009-06-17 20:40:58

Ex-NBA star Alonzo Mourning and his wife beat out former U.S.

2009-02-13 15:00:54

The husband of an Illinois teacher with severe asthma told the school board that not allowing his wife to wear a respiratory mask at work violates the law. Roger McReynolds said his wife, Patricia McReynolds, 53, does not need to wear the mask in her classroom at A.O.

2008-10-12 09:00:20

I have the education as a social worker and personally have experienced some the situations that parents have to deal with when it comes to their children and the school system.

2008-10-12 09:00:13

I am the best candidate for the Kempsville District School Board seat because over the past eight years as a School Board member I have been committed to providing and supporting a safe learning environment, an academically rigorous and relevant learning curriculum, opportunities for success beyond the standard program of study and high expectations for all students, teachers, and staff members.

2008-10-11 03:00:18

Last year, 77.4 percent of high school seniors across Virginia graduated on time and with a standard or an advanced diploma. At Patrick Henry High School in Roanoke, just 47.7 percent of its seniors did so. The rates released this week by the state Department of Education are not surprising.

2008-10-10 09:00:42

By ERNESTO PORTILLO JR Easing overcrowding at the high school and following state mandates on teaching non-English speaking students are two issues facing Sahuarita Unified School District voters who will elect three school board members in November.

2008-10-10 06:00:30

By Linh Tat By Linh Tat UNION CITY -- On Thursday, The Argus ran a story in which the four remaining candidates for the New Haven school board discussed their positions on the district's strategic plan and search for a new superintendent.

2008-10-09 21:00:31

By Katy Murphy Hundreds of people flooded the Oakland Technical High School auditorium in North Oakland on Wednesday night to urge the school board not to shut down more than a dozen schools just to save money. They didn't have to say a word.

2008-10-09 21:00:31

By Shelly Meron It's tough to find anyone in Albany who is happy to see current Albany School Board president Charlie Blanchard leaving his post.

2008-10-09 06:00:32

By Katy Murphy OAKLAND -- Hundreds of people flooded the Oakland Technical High School auditorium in North Oakland on Wednesday night to urge the school board not to shut down more than a dozen schools just to save money. They didn't have to say a word.


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'.