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Education News Archive - December 28, 2005

By T.S. Mills-Faraudo, STAFF WRITER School districts faced with a dearth of candidates for special education, math and science teaching positions have found a temporary fix in an unlikely place -- the Philippines.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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