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Education News Archive - March 22, 2010

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College-educated mothers in the United States are caught up in a "rug rat race." They are going to extremes to secure elite college admission for their kids.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'