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
  • 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.