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2008-09-04 12:00:26

By Kimberly S Wetzel; Katy Murphy California's future may not be so bright after all. Nearly one in four students drops out of school, according to a new analysis of dropout data released Wednesday by the State Department of Education.

2008-09-04 12:00:25

By Kimberly S Wetzel; Katy Murphy; Jennifer Gokhman California's future may not be so bright after all.

2008-08-13 18:00:16

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Beijing, Aug. 13 Kyodo - Eight pro-Tibetan independence protesters, including a Japanese citizen, were detained by police Wednesday after staging a demonstration near the Olympic village in Beijing.

2008-07-17 03:00:33

By Tracy Garcia The state's new, more accurate method of determining dropout rates shows nearly 13 percent of students at Whittier-area public high schools failed to complete their education and earn a diploma in 2006-07, according to figures released Wednesday.

2008-07-17 03:00:33

By Debbie Pfeiffer Trunnell Nearly three in 10 high school students in San Bernardino County dropped out of school in 2006-07, according to a state report released Wednesday. San Bernardino County's 29.9 percent dropout rate was higher than the state average of 24.2 percent.

2008-04-01 03:00:38

By Strage, Amy Results of a series of ANOVAs performed on self-report data from a large (N = 1310), diverse sample of Undergraduate students enrolled at an urban 4-year university are presented to address what different groups of students perceive as their ideal learning environment (course, professor) and motivational profile.

2007-12-06 06:00:31

By Christle, Christine A Jolivette, Kristine; Nelson, C Michael ABSTRACT Dropping out of high school culminates a long-term process of disengagement from school and has profound social and economic consequences for students, their families, and their communities.

2007-07-28 03:03:35

By Lundberg, Carol A Using a national sample (n = 643) of Native American students who took the College Student Experiences Questionnaire (CSEQ), the researcher identified how student involvement and institutional commitment to diversity predicted student learning.

2006-06-16 08:22:17

By Paul Simao JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African youths should fight the modern-day scourges of crime and corruption just as their counterparts fought apartheid in the Soweto uprising 30 years ago, President Thabo Mbeki said on Friday.

2006-06-16 08:01:17

By Paul Simao JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African youths should fight the modern-day scourges of crime and corruption just as their counterparts fought apartheid in the Soweto uprising 30 years ago, President Thabo Mbeki said on Friday.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.