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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
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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