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Education News Archive - September 05, 2007

Penn Tutors, based in Annapolis, Maryland, brings a new tutoring concept to struggling students, student athletes, ethnic communities, and home schooling students. The company provides private tutoring one-on-one using a very cool technology, and the student does not have to leave home.

By John Hill; Journal Staff Writer LINCOLN - At the end of every summer, the School Department has a welcome-back breakfast for its staff. Last Wednesday, teachers, clerks, and maintenance workers packed into the cafeteria at the high school for coffee, doughnuts and catching up. Supt.

Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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