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Education News Archive - March 16, 2008

By Sarah Bahari, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Mar. 16--Steve Novy, paintbrush in hand, is showing a group of second-graders how to make the trees in their rain forests look three-dimensional.

By W Zachary Malinowski Providence police assigned to high schools and middle schools walk the line between authority and friend. PROVIDENCE -- "Nice haircut!" barks the police officer.

Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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