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Education News Archive - April 27, 2007

By MORGAN JOSEY The use of standard mode of dress in some district schools has had little effect on suspension rates and student achievement, Board of Education members learned Thursday.

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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