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Education News Archive - December 22, 2006

By Cohen, Betsy The Bitterroot Valley is one step closer to having a community college because of the inspired work of Hamilton residents who want access to higher education without leaving their hometown.

By Lisa Black, Chicago Tribune Dec. 22--Filled with well-heeled, worldly students, college-level programs and a motivated faculty, New Trier Township High School represents, to many, the creme de la creme in public education.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'