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Education News Archive - September 12, 2007

By Nick Green STAFF WRITER When Pat Akins decided to retire after 27 years of teaching at the Lomita Park Preschool, she had no idea the program would be forced to close for two years.

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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