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Education News Archive - November 05, 2006

By Carli Teproff, The Miami Herald Nov. 5--Tucked in the corner of Promenade Shops in Aventura is Miami Dade College's new outreach center. Afternoons, the 3,000-square-foot space serves as the home to the Institute For Mathematics and Computer Science Center, a tutorial program.

Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.