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Education News Archive - December 31, 2006

By Amy Rainey, The Charlotte Observer, N.C. Dec. 31--The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights is investigating Gaston County Schools after a parent filed a complaint alleging discrimination on the basis of disability.

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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