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
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.