His fat-soiled vegetable-garden in the nook of hills that failed of its best was a problem of engrossing importance, and when he had solved it by putting in drain-tile, the joy of the achievement was ever with him.
Ferguson came over to celebrate the housewarming that followed the achievement of the great stone fireplace.
In Ferguson's eyes was actually a suspicious moisture while the woman pressed even more closely against the man whose achievement it was.
She had transmuted Western culture and achievement
into terms that were intelligible to the Chinese understanding.
Still grander, to be sure, by the nature of the two forms, was the Elizabethan achievement
in the drama, which we shall consider in the next chapter; but the lyrics have the advantage in sheer delightfulness and, of course, in rapid and direct appeal.
But Don Quixote, supported by his intrepid heart, leaped on Rocinante, and bracing his buckler on his arm, brought his pike to the slope, and said, "Friend Sancho, know that I by Heaven's will have been born in this our iron age to revive revive in it the age of gold, or the golden as it is called; I am he for whom perils, mighty achievements, and valiant deeds are reserved; I am, I say again, he who is to revive the Knights of the Round Table, the Twelve of France and the Nine Worthies; and he who is to consign to oblivion the Platirs, the Tablantes, the Olivantes and Tirantes, the Phoebuses and Belianises, with the whole herd of famous knights-errant of days gone by, performing in these in which I live such exploits, marvels, and feats of arms as shall obscure their brightest deeds.
Four times he stopped, and as many times did his laughter break out afresh with the same violence as at first, whereat Don Quixote grew furious, above all when he heard him say mockingly, "Thou must know, friend Sancho, that of Heaven's will I was born in this our iron age to revive in it the golden or age of gold; I am he for whom are reserved perils, mighty achievements, valiant deeds;" and here he went on repeating the words that Don Quixote uttered the first time they heard the awful strokes.
This year the Center on Education Policy (CEP) analyzed data on the achievement
of different groups of students in two distinct ways.
There are still 10 main categories - including GCSE Achievement
, Technology Achievement
and Art Achievement
- but now we have added a Special Achievement
Despite the importance of effect of the use of self-regulation on academic performance, relatively little is known about the association between academic achievement
and self-regulation of learning and motivation.
But even if this fall's elections shift the political direction in the legislative branch, NCLB appears likely to stay on the statute books because it provides a framework, flaws notwithstanding, to bring about significant advances in student achievement
in the country's public schools.
The LAUSD failed to meet federal standards for math and English proficiency for the second straight year despite slight increases in student achievement
scores, a California Department of Education report released Thursday said.