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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
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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