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Education News Archive - December 12, 2008

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A new study released Friday found that an elementary school program targeted at aiding underprivileged children work in and out of school seems to have positive benefits that last into adulthood.

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.'