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Education News Archive - November 07, 2006

E.nopi Math & English -- which is part of the Daekyo USA, Inc. nationwide franchise system of E.nopi Learning Centers -- recently hosted the 13th Annual E.nopi Math Olympiad on October 14 where children were tested on their math skills.

By Julie Hubbard and Oby Brown, The Macon Telegraph, Ga. Nov. 7--Stratford Academy's board of trustees has fired its headmaster, David Wahl, school officials said Monday night.

By Mike Copeland, Waco Tribune-Herald, Texas Nov. 5--Alin Gorgan, of Axtell, had a good job as a union electrician making $22.30 an hour. But something about a new course at Texas State Technical College pulled him in and wouldn't let go.

Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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