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Education News Archive - September 26, 2005

Sep. 26--WRIGHT TOWNSHIP -- With no 11th-hour developments occurring Sunday night, the Crestwood School District superintendent said teachers will begin their strike today. "The strike is on," said Richard Duffy on Sunday.

Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.