Hearing impaired 29-06-2011, 14:46
Any person with a hearing loss, whether mild, moderate, severe or profound.
Healy v. James 29-06-2011, 14:44
A unanimous 1972 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that Central Connecticut State College (CCSC)...
Health services 29-06-2011, 14:42
In education, the provisions of a school or college for treating students, faculty and staff for a wide variety of illnesses and injuries.
Health-occupations education 29-06-2011, 14:39
The training and formal instruction required for a variety of health-related jobs that usually do not demand a professional degree.
Health education 29-06-2011, 14:37
The formal classroom instruction of children, from kindergarten through high school, in matters concerning the care of their bodies, dietary and sleep needs, eating disorders, birth, death and dying, suicide, disease prevention...
Head teacher 29-06-2011, 14:27
An archaic term referring to a full-time elementary school teacher who also served as school principal.
Head Start 29-06-2011, 14:25
A comprehensive, federally sponsored program to improve academic achievement of economically disadvantaged children by giving them the same PRESCHOOL learning opportunities available to the economically advantaged.
Headmaster / headmistress 29-06-2011, 14:18
A title equivalent to principal in nonsectarian private schools; now replaced by the gender-neutral term head.
Hazing 29-06-2011, 14:15
An American schoolboy initiation rite dating back to about 1850 and characterized by various pranks on initiates that can range from mockery and humiliation to sadistic physical distress or injury.
Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier 29-06-2011, 14:13
A 1988 U.S. Supreme Court decision that gave a Missouri high school principal the right to delete from the student newspaper student articles he deemed inappropriate.
Gideon Hawley (1785–1870) 29-06-2011, 14:10
The first superintendent of common schools in New York State; usually referred to as the “father” of the state’s public elementary school system.
Hawaii 29-06-2011, 13:21
The 50th state admitted to the Union, in 1959. A 1,500-mile-long chain of islands, the state has one of the poorest public education systems in the United States.
Hatch Experiment Station Act of 1887 29-06-2011, 13:16
A federal law appropriating funds to improve agricultural research at LAND-GRANT COLLEGES.
Haskell Indian Junior College 29-06-2011, 13:14
A two-year college for Indians, founded in 1884 in Lawrence, Kansas, in fulfillment of the federal government’s treaty obligations to the Indian people.
Harvard College 29-06-2011, 13:13
America’s first and oldest college, founded in 1636 as a school of theology and now a premier four-year college of liberal arts and sciences at Harvard University with more than 11,000 students.
John Harvard (1607–1638) 29-06-2011, 12:54
Englishborn philanthropist and, perhaps, minister, whose bequest ensured the survival of what was later renamed HARVARD COLLEGE.
Hartford Female Seminary 29-06-2011, 08:31
One of the first American schools to offer advanced educational opportunities to women.
William Torrey Harris (1835–1909) 29-06-2011, 08:27
Teacher, philosopher and, above all, developer and disseminator of a new, “American” philosophy of education that helped Americans embrace universal public education as essential to their survival as a free people.
William Rainey Harper (1856–1906) 29-06-2011, 08:09
Scholar, linguist, educator and founding president of the UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO. Born and educated in Ohio, he earned a B.A. at 14 and Ph.D. (at Yale) in Indo-Iranian and Semitic languages just before his 19th birthday.
Harlem Youth Opportunities Unlimited (HARYOU) 29-06-2011, 08:02
An organization founded in 1962 by KENNETH CLARK, the African-American psychologist and educational reformer, to provide compensatory instruction for impoverished ghetto children who were falling behind in basic school subjects.
Handwriting 29-06-2011, 07:58
The skill of writing letters, words and sentences.
Hands-on lessons 29-06-2011, 07:57
A teaching method in which the student is an active rather than passive participant.
Handicaps 29-06-2011, 07:54
For educational purposes, any physical, emotional or intellectual disability that so interferes with classroom achievement as to require special education or equipment.
Handedness 29-06-2011, 07:40
The consistent use of one hand by itself or in dominance of the second hand in the performance of manual tasks.
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