Education News Archive - November 27, 2006

By Akilah Johnson, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Nov. 27--¿Entiendes? Vous comprenez? Understand? If not, your children might if you enroll them in one of three planned bilingual charter schools scheduled to open next year in Broward County.

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The undergraduate and graduate accounting programs at The Mason School of Business at The College of William and Mary are Top 25 programs in the country, according to the Public Accounting Report's Annual Professor's Survey, published on October 30, 2006.

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.