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Education News Archive - March 01, 2007

By Heather Woodward, The Olympian, Olympia, Wash. Mar. 1--Kevin Wimsett doesn't always have to rely on textbooks when he's giving his classes a civics lesson. The Black Hills High School social studies teacher can draw from his own life.

By Tony Gordon Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer A veteran Mundelein High School teacher and athletic coach was arrested Tuesday and charged with soliciting pornographic photographs of one of his students.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.