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2008-08-25 03:00:24

By Hagadone, Zach Boise State University is hoping a grant from the U.S. Department of Education will help bolster Idaho students' math and science abilities. The award comes at a time when educators, policy makers and business leaders around the country fret over declining international competitiveness. The grant for $191,593 will go to support the Idaho SySTEMic Solution - a project created by Boise State's colleges of engineering and education focused on science, technology,...

2008-08-18 03:00:14

By Hagadone, Zach Boise State University is hoping a grant from the U.S. Department of Education will help bolster Idaho students' math and science abilities. The award comes at a time when educators, policy makers and business leaders around the country fret over declining international competitiveness. The grant for $191,593 will go to support the Idaho SySTEMic Solution - a project created by Boise State's colleges of engineering and education focused on science, technology,...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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