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Education News Archive - March 28, 2006

Prekindergarten registration dates Children must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2006, to participate in the lottery-funded prekindergarten program. The schedule for pre-K registration will be at the following elementary schools: Thursday: Bel Air Elementary School cafeteria, 9 a.m.

By Andrea Eger, Tulsa World, Okla. Mar. 28--The Children's Defense Fund Freedom Schools program is seeking 150 schoolchildren in Tulsa to attend a new, five-week summer academy.

Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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