Education News Archive - June 05, 2006

By Jennifer Amy Myers, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jun. 3--DRACUT -- Salutatorian Andrea Ferri finds inspiration in strange places -- like the candy aisle.

Word of the Day
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.