Education News Archive - February 21, 2007

By Akilah Johnson and Gregory Lewis, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Feb. 21--FORT LAUDERDALE -- Everyone called him Mr. Dandy.

Word of the Day
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.