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Education News Archive - January 17, 2008

By Ryan McCarthy, Appeal-Democrat, Marysville, Calif. Jan. 17--Tim Kelly and his mother hit the books for long hours when, as a first-grader, he faced staying back in school and repeating the grade.

Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.