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Education News Archive - March 26, 2006

By Doug Belden, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Mar. 26--Five finalists for the St. Paul schools superintendent job will meet the public Monday. Among them are a pilot, an avid backpacker, a book-club devotee, a news junkie and one who grew up in a family of 17.

By Joselle Galis-Menendez, The Miami Herald Mar. 26--The debates have quieted, the votes are tallied and a group of West Kendall parents are breathing a temporary sigh of relief.

Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.