Education News Archive - April 26, 2009

A Michigan high school student who got perfect scores on three college entrance tests may have the math skills to calculate the odds of doing what she did.

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.