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Education News Archive - January 23, 2007

By Scott Waldman, Erie Times-News, Pa. Jan. 23--The 435 miles of Pennsylvania that stand between Simon Campbell's Yardley home and the Millcreek Township School District have not diminished his concern about the possibility of a teachers strike.

Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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