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Education News Archive - July 28, 2009

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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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.