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Education News Archive - November 08, 2006

By Kelly Humphrey, Northwest Florida Daily News, Fort Walton Beach Nov. 8--Crestview native Alexis Tibbetts is expected to sail to victory in her bid to become Okaloosa County's next superintendent of schools.

Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.