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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.