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
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.