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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
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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