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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
dynamitard
  • A political dynamiter.
The word 'dynamitard' is related to 'dynamite', which comes from a Greek root meaning 'power' and was coined by Alfred Nobel.