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Education News Archive - June 19, 2006

By Ann Doss Helms, The Charlotte Observer, N.C. Jun. 19--Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools' summer school starts this week, with about half as many students as last year.

Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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