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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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