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2008-08-13 15:00:50

By Mark Reynolds The system is trying to raise the standards for all students by eliminating a special program. JOHNSTON -- The middle school has eliminated a special program for academically talented sixth graders, schools officials said last night. The program has been snipped as part of a wider effort to align the sixth-grade curriculum with state standards and help teachers reach out to gifted students without grouping them, according to assistant schools Supt. Kathryn M....

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.