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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
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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