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2007-04-19 06:00:35

By Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Wehby, Joseph H; Robertson, E Jemma; Rogers, Leslie Ann In this article, the authors examined (a) the accuracy of teacher nominations in identifying (N = 178) high school students with externalizing, internalizing, comorbid, and typical behavior patterns, as well as students who were receiving special education services for high-incidence disabilities, (b) the level of treatment fidelity and access to reinforcement for the different student groups, and (c) the...

2005-07-11 07:44:26

By Jon Herskovitz and Kim Yoo-chul SEOUL (Reuters) - The old problem of school bullying has taken a modern twist in South Korea, where gangs use the latest communications technology and form mini-crime syndicates that combine gangs from several schools. With names such as the "Seoul Association," the syndicates, recently the target of a clampdown, linked bullying gang members from several schools in the capital Seoul to carry out extortion, assault, robbery and prostitution. South Korea's...


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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