Word of the Day, Web Site of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

Word of the Day

Preeminent pre-EM-uh-nunt (adj.) Having paramount rank, dignity or importance; outstanding, supreme -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

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This blog follows the latest education news, and focuses on the wacky and weird stories out there. In addition to comic relief, the authors want to point out the problems with the school system to promote a solution.

Number to Know

92: Number of children killed in a fire at Our Lady of the Angels School in Chicago on this date in 1958. The tragedy led to major reforms in school safety and fire codes.

This Day in History

June 23, 1972: President Richard M. Nixon and White House Chief of Staff H. R. Haldeman are taped talking about using the Central Intelligence Agency to obstruct the FBI's investigation into the Watergate break-ins.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson (30)

Daily Quote

“I've never canceled a subscription to a newspaper because of bad cartoons or editorials. If that were the case, I wouldn't have any newspapers or magazines to read.” -- Richard M. Nixon