Education News Archive - April 27, 2006

By Tom Coombe, The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa. Apr. 27--Study hall, the sacred time of the school day that lets students catch up on sleep, gossip and homework, has begun to disappear from the academic world.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.