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Education News Archive - January 31, 2008

By Kathy A. Goolsby, The Dallas Morning News Jan. 31--A new type of school that allows students to earn high school and college diplomas at the same time has proved so popular that several area school systems are scrambling to keep up with the demand.

Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.