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Education News Archive - May 02, 2007

By Marc Freeman, South Florida Sun-Sentinel May 2--Palm Beach County high school principals want to drop valedictorian and salutatorian recognitions -- and the usually nasty student competitions for them -- in favor of the Latin honors system used by colleges and universities.

Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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