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Education News Archive - August 24, 2005

ANY school leaver who is not interested in pursuing a university degree but wants to start earning quickly, should seriously consider an apprenticeship.

Aug. 24--The chief of Florida State University's police resigned abruptly Tuesday, saying in a letter he needed to help his ailing mother. But Carey Drayton's lawyer said he fears his client was forced to quit after university administrators found out about a paternity suit against him.

Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.