As a child, my number one best friend was the librarian in my grade school. I actually believed all those books belonged to her.
We are all in the business of sales. Teachers sell students on learning, parents sell their children on making good grades and behaving, and traditional salesmen sell their products.
Most people who end up being successful have good grades, but it's orthogonal - there's no extra information than if they put together a website and have bunch of fans who love coming and seeing what they're doing.
I got into therapy in the fifth grade because I said in a sarcastic way that I was going to kill myself, and they didn't get it then. Nothing's changed.
I was not an outstanding student. I did a reasonable amount of work. I got generally good - pretty good grades, but I was not that passionate about getting straight A's.
I had a very wise mother. She always kept books that were my grade level in our house.
Grades are almost completely relative, in effect ranking students relative to others in their class. Thus extra achievement by one student not only raises his position, but in effect lowers the position of others.
If the Liberals' law is passed, will sex education in the schools, including elementary grades, include the same portrayals of sexual activity which presently exist in heterosexual instruction? Will there be the same presentation of homosexual activity? Of course there will.
Thinking in its lower grades, is comparable to paper money, and in its higher forms it is a kind of poetry.
I have a lot of memories of Falls Church. I went to grade school in Madison Elementary School.
I have a daughter who is a sophomore in college and another who is in the 11th grade of high school.
Running a school where the students all succeed, even if some students have to help others to make the grade, is good preparation for democracy.
I walked to Seward School first through fourth grade. It's just amazing to me now that we'd walk down 10th Avenue on Capitol Hill.
When I was in the seventh grade I did a report about the environment and the loss of species. It was supposed to be only a few pages, but ended up being nearly 50.
I was in high school, trying to get out of high school. The only thing slowing me up was grades.
I'd love to go back and teach primary school. I used to teach fourth grade and fifth grade. I'd love to spend several years teaching kindergarten or maybe third grade.
Basketball was not my main sport in grade school, or even the first year of high school.
Everyone has the brainpower to follow the stock market. If you made it through fifth-grade math, you can do it.
Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
I dropped out of school in the 11th grade because there was no purpose in it for me. I'm not proud of this, and I'm not trying to promote it.
But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret.
I have been training since 8th grade, but it has to do with listening, more than practice.
I failed first grade, which is my biggest problem. You always feel like a failure, like you're stupid.
I'd like to say I was smart enough to finish six grades in five years, but I think perhaps the teacher was just glad to get rid of me.
We class schools into four grades: leading school, first-rate school, good school and school.
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