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Education News Archive - July 02, 2007

New York City Outward Bound, announced today that

By Paul Westmoore, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 2--NORTH TONAWANDA -- The North Tonawanda Board of Education has hired three new principals to replace three administrators who retired Saturday. Superintendent Vincent J.

By Edie Grossfield, Post-Bulletin, Rochester, Minn. Jul. 2--The transition from East Coast to Midwest began recently for Romain Dallemand, the superintendent of Rochester public schools, who started his new job today.

Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.