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Education News Archive - February 25, 2011

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According to a report released on Thursday, US students in the largest cities in the country, many from low-income households, are trailing their peers elsewhere in the country when it comes to science proficiency.

Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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