Education News Archive - June 25, 2006
By Julie Hubbard, The Macon Telegraph, Ga. Jun. 25--The number of Bibb County students in summer school has hit an all-time high because of students who have failed course work or state-mandated tests.
Word of the Day
- The navel or umbilicus.
- In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
- A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.