Education News Archive - July 28, 2009
Seven percent of US fifth-graders and their families have experienced homelessness -- 11 percent for blacks -- and it takes a toll, researchers say.
Word of the Day
- A small wooded valley; a dell.
- The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
- The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.