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Education News Archive - February 12, 2007

By Dan Higgins, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Feb. 12--CLIFTON PARK -- Donald Flynt's new job as Shenendehowa's high school principal might seem like a step down. His last post was superintendent of the Stillwater Central School District. As principal, the scope of his duties will be smaller.

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'.