Education News Archive - January 10, 2006

By Murray Light Elementary and secondary schools throughout the nation are adopting various techniques to get children to school on time. Many of these programs are producing positive results, but the evidence still shows disturbing signs of a continuing upsurge in late arrivals to school. The U.S.

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.