“For all intensive purposes” is a mistaken rendering of “for all intents and purposes.”
Informal language has its place, but standard English should probably prevail on television newscasts.
Grades 7-8â€”not the freshman year in collegeâ€”is the time to address the remediation of basic skills and content.
LitCap: Continental Drift. I can remember being laughed at by a teacher when I asked if South America and Africa had once been joined.
Parents can’t afford to leave the most important part of their children’s education to schools that are failing to teach more than half of their beginning readers to read.
My own experience spans the divide between high school as school and high school as teen hangout.