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Education News Archive - January 24, 2008

Funding for foreign-language classes in elementary schools became a major point of discussion during U.S. Rep. Paul Broun's recent visit to Stevens Creek Elementary School.

By Cleveland, Laurie THERE IS WISDOM IN THE WORDS

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'