Quantcast

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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.