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Education News Archive - February 13, 2008

By Rowena Coetsee, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif. Feb. 13--Antioch Unified School District administrators have decided against establishing a performing arts academy at Antioch High School this fall after a communication breakdown resulted in too many questions and criticisms.

By TIA MITCHELL The all-night Write-a-thon at Raines High School is equal parts preparation and party. About 100 students stayed overnight in the media center Feb.

Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.