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Latest United Teachers of New Orleans Stories

2006-02-27 08:10:00

By Stuart Grudgings NEW ORLEANS -- For Pauline Augustine, a good gauge of her three children's education is the stories they bring home every day. When they were in New Orleans' public schools, the tales were usually about kids fighting. Since they transferred to Samuel J. Green Charter School, she is more likely to hear about the books they've read. "I know my child will be receiving an education," the 40-year-old said after dropping off her two girls and one boy at the school in the city's...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.