Education News Archive - January 24, 2007
By MATTHEW BOWERS BY MATTHEW BOWERS THE VIRGINIAN-PILOT CHESAPEAKE - A student in this city just might be able to graduate from one portable classroom at a crowded high school into another portable classroom at a crowded community college.
Word of the Day
- The navel or umbilicus.
- In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
- A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.