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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
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.