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Education News Archive - October 20, 2006

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- California Business for Education Excellence President Jim Lanich, Ph.D., was named to the National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB) by U.S. Secretary Margaret Spellings. He was one of four new appointments made by Secretary Spellings earlier this week.

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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