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Education News Archive - July 09, 2007

By Linh Tat FREMONT -- Families who move into a neighborhood expect their children to attend the nearest school.

By Howard MintzSTAFF This time each year, thousands of law school graduates like Santa Clara University's Meghan Piano retreat into a hermit's existence. They trade the joys of summer for stressful 10-hour days preparing for mind-numbing essays and questions that trace back to Socrates.

Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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