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making the grade

process within modern HIGHER EDUCATION, and also schools, in which the ‘faculty makes the rules’ and students provide only the responses which faculties formally require, i.e. they direct their efforts largely at achieving good grades, neglecting the wider purposes of education (Becker et al., 1968). See also BECKER.
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Yes, many are making the grade when it comes to health and safety standards.
SPORTING youngsters who are making the grade on the national stage, including some who have their eye on competing in the 2012 Olympics, have been rewarded in Staffordshire.
I would be chuffed to see one or two local lads making the grade again.
Warwick is this week's property focus Pages 6-7 Making the grade Annie Roberts explores a Grade II listed family home Page 13 A dream setting Lower Beach Cottage nestles within the Shropshire countryside Pages 22-23 Rural retreat Florence Mary Cottage - a classic country home Page 32 Farms are back in favour Country properties proving to be a big hit of late Page 33 Property expert Implications of the government's revised capital gains tax plans Pages 34 POST PROPERTY correspondents are Alison Jones and Annie Roberts Email: PostSupplements@mrn.co.uk Edited and designed by Magazines and Supplements Dept, The Birmingham Post.
"These new rankings not only show which state laws are making the grade," according to National Alliance President and CEO Nelson Smith, "but also show how they do it: by paying attention to specific issues that are crucial to school and student success." (January 2010)
Making the Grade: The Economic Evolution Of American School Districts
Making the Grade: Plucky Schoolmarms of Kittitas Country collects the first-person testimonies of thirteen Kittitas County schoolmarms who served from 1914 to 1942.
The competition is part of The Skillman Foundation's seven-year, multi-million dollar education initiative, Good Schools: Making the Grade, which identifies nine indicators of student and school success and invites all Detroit schools to apply for funding and technical assistance to maintain or attain these standards.
Bronx Community College of the City University of New York has been awarded a $230,000 grant from the Robin Hood Foundation to implement the Making the Grade College Success Program.