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Education News Archive - December 25, 2006

By Kimberly S. Wetzel, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif. Dec. 25--On a rainy Thursday afternoon, Stewart Elementary School teacher Nicolette Frandsen asked her fifth-grade class if anyone had ever experienced or witnessed acts of intolerance. Just about every student raised a hand.

Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.