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Education News Archive - March 09, 2006

By ANDREW PICKEN A FORMER teacher at a top private school has been charged in connection with an alleged sexual encounter with a 17-year-old female pupil.

By Denny Boyles, The Fresno Bee, Calif. Mar. 9--The governing board of the Clovis Unified School District voted 5-2 Wednesday night to approve new secondary and high school attendance boundaries that will take effect in August 2007.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'