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Education News Archive - June 09, 2008

MOORESTOWN, N.J., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty-three outstanding young men and women from across the nation today were awarded fellowships from the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF), a national advocate for improving the quality of science and mathematics teaching.

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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