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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
ambsace
  • Bad luck; misfortune.
  • The smallest amount possible or the most worthless thing.
The word 'ambsace' comes from a Latin word meaning 'both'.