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2008-08-18 18:00:38

By MORGAN JOSEY GLOVER Roughly 1 in 3 Guilford County schools that provide services for academically gifted students could not prove they were following a state-approved plan during the 2007-08 school year, according to the results of a district program review.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.