Education News Archive - February 10, 2008
By Scott Travis, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Feb. 10--More than 40 percent of students at Florida Atlantic University never do homework, take exams or write research papers. No, the Boca Raton school isn't facing a sudden influx of slackers.
Word of the Day
- The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
- In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").