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Education News Archive - November 18, 2009

Although the Supreme Court’s Brown v Board of Education in 1954 overturned segregation within many US metropolitan communities and districts, school districts were slow to change and have remained segregated between districts.

Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.