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Education News Archive - November 02, 2007

By Rowena Coetsee Youngsters at Antioch's Carmen Dragon Elementary School didn't get a full week's worth of classes recently because there weren't enough substitute teachers to go around.

SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business was ranked one of the top three part-time MBA programs in the Southwest by BusinessWeek in its annual business school rankings edition.

Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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