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Education News Archive - May 03, 2006

What teenage girl wouldn't want the opportunity to

By Chris Kahn, South Florida Sun-Sentinel May 3--Parents in Broward County will be able to choose from a wider menu of charter schools next year following a School Board decision Tuesday to accept more taxpayer-funded, privately run classrooms into the district.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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