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Education News Archive - November 17, 2006

By JUSTIN ELLIS Staff Writer A half-day of school may become a thing of the past for youngsters here, as the School Committee considers switching to all- day kindergarten. Gorham would join a growing number of schools around Maine and across the country by establishing full-day kindergarten.

Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.