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2014-02-28 23:27:49

Statewide virtual public school to offer tuition-free K-12 education option for Massachusetts families. Dedham, MA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Families with children in grades K-12 from across Massachusetts will have an exciting new, technology-enhanced, public school option in the 2014-2015 school year. TEC Connections Academy (TECCA) Commonwealth Virtual School has just been approved by the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to deliver full-time, tuition-free,...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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