Education News Archive - April 01, 2009
As school districts across the nation revamped curricula to meet requirements of the federal â€œNo Child Left Behindâ€ Act, opportunities for children to be physically active during the school day diminished significantly.
Word of the Day
- Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
- To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.