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Grade

(1) A designated ground level. (2) To change the contours of land.

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The stimulus for Making the Grade was Fischel's dissatis faction with the answers commonly given to several questions about education.
But MSNBC's Making the Grade special has exhibited a deeper understanding of the challenges communities like ours confront.
INJURY blighted his prospects of making the grade with Barnsley or Sheffield Wednesday, but he picked up his career at Scunthorpe and did well enough to attract a pounds 250,000 bid from Luton which represents a major investment in their current position.
In St Helens, Sefton and Wirral, children are making the grade.
He was one of the main architects in making education a key priority in the city and a driving forces behind its Making the Grade campaign to get half of all 16-year-olds reaching the benchmark five A* to C grades at GCSEs by 2003.
DENVER -- When it came to office productivity and efficiency, Denver's most outdated nonprofit was barely making the grade.
In the news release "The Discovery Times Channel Examines Failures of Standardized Testing in World Premiere of MAKING THE GRADE, September 2, 8-9 p.
Both Glendale and Burbank school districts met annual state and federal standards for the 2005-06 school year, though a few campuses still need help making the grade, according to a state report released Thursday.
Faced with the prospect of losing his celebrity status, JD returns to Boone High School only to find that making the grade is much harder than he originally thought.
Once again the education system is going to be dumbed down instead of having the bar raised because too many kids aren't making the grade.