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Education News Archive - June 11, 2007

KEY WEST, Fla., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Monroe County School District has approved a contract to engage Ombudsman Educational Services to offer a second chance for students who have been expelled, have severe attendance issues or would benefit from an alternative learning environment.

Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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