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Education News Archive - May 27, 2007

By Leah Etling, The Tribune, San Luis Obispo, Calif. May 27--The Laureate Private School in San Luis Obispo has been sold for $2.475 million and will close escrow next month, the school's principal and new owner announced Friday.

By Noah Bierman, The Miami Herald May 27--Facing increased competition from community colleges and out-of-state schools, higher insurance costs and low enrollment, Barry University is freezing salaries for its 2,300 part-time and full-time employees for the coming academic year.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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