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Education News Archive - February 16, 2007

By Shelley Byrne, The Paducah Sun, Ky. Feb. 16-- -- The McCracken County Board of Education plans to hire an additional eight full-time teachers and one half-time teacher next year to accommodate district growth.

By Philip Marcelo; Journal Staff Writer GLOCESTER

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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