Education News Archive - May 12, 2008

By Kathy A. Goolsby and Katherine Leal Unmuth, The Dallas Morning News May 12--Teachers who complain about being underpaid may need to find another beef.

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.