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Education News Archive - December 13, 2006

By Juan Antonio Lizama, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Dec. 13--As girls sat neatly working on math problems in Laurie Walton's fourth-grade class at Mechanicsville Elementary School, it was so quiet you could hear a hairpin drop.

Word of the Day
snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.