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Education News Archive - October 28, 2005

By Larry Rea Special to Bartlett Appeal They are at the front line of their profession, four educators who may be new at their schools in 2005-06 but are certainly not novices at what they do best - serving as role models for future generations of teachers .

Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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