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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.