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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
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.