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Education News Archive - May 26, 2008

By Finn Bullers, The Kansas City Star, Mo. May 26--When 18-year-old Jason Young's mother called him with the good news, she began screaming. And when the Olathe North High School student arrived home, Michelle Young was crying. "She just couldn't believe it," he said.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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