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Education News Archive - February 02, 2007

By Bill Roberts, The Idaho Statesman, Boise Feb. 2--The fire that gutted Middleton High School on Thursday brought back memories to Bev Bradford. She was principal at Meridian Middle School when its main building burned during Memorial Day weekend in 1989.

Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.