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2008-08-11 12:00:57

To: TECHNOLOGY EDITORS Contact: Janelle James of Southwest Schools, +1-713-784-6345, or Mary Gifford of TXVA, +1-571-334-0204, mgifford@k12.com Online public school will serve additional students in more regions across the state HOUSTON, Aug.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.