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redshirting

redshirting  v.— «Under the guise of individual differences, meeting individual needs, continuous progress, humanistic education, and now kindergarten redshirting, we have sought to justify shortchanging the children of poor and minorities...

P-school

P-school  n.— «Created in the 1960s, when pregnant girls were such pariahs that they were forced to leave school until their babies were born, the city school system’s four pregnancy schools—or P-schools, as they are obliquely referred...

protect eggs

protect eggs  v. phr.— «The coaches met Tuesday about implementing an early signing period, similar to what the NCAA employs for men’s and women’s basketball.…“It helps everyone. You don’t have to babysit (a committed prospect) or...

Catholic school effect

Catholic school effect  n.— «If it makes sense you learn democracy by being randomly thrown together with a classroom of strangers, what could explain why chosen schools do better at it? It could be that parents are more involved, says...

iyengar

iyengar  n.— «Iyengar: Poses are typically performed slowly and held longer than in other schools of yoga, so close attention can be paid to precise muscular and skeletal alignment. Iyengar practitioners can use props or guides, such as...

bumping

bumping  n.— «The contract eliminates a practice known as “bumping,” which allows a senior assistant principal to take an open position in the school even if the principal at that school thinks that he or she is not the best...

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