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Education News Archive - January 22, 2007

By Martha Deller, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jan. 22--The Aledo school district is using mobile computer labs to teach students a variety of subjects.

By John Reid Blackwell, Richmond Times-Dispatch Jan. 22--The staff at University Instructors Inc. has a low-tech way of keeping track of business growth.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'