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Education News Archive - June 23, 2006

Results from the 2006 Florida Comprehensive Achievement Test (FCAT) show that Miami-Dade County Public Schools' students made significant reading gains, outpacing student performance statewide, with a marked increase in the School Improvement Zone.

Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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