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Education News Archive - November 26, 2006

By James Hohmann, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Nov. 26--It didn't seem like a big deal to Gloria Miranda that four of the five African-American students in her fifth-grade class were seated in the back row. The teacher at St.

Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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