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Grade

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

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Grading is the ultimate form of assessment of student knowledge in formal education.
Earlier studies had shown that the grading program increased compliance with food-handling and sanitation requirements in restaurants, improved inspection scores restaurants received and influenced consumers' restaurant choices.
Histocytologic grading of mucoepidemoid carcinoma of major salivary glands in prognosis and survival: A clinicopathologic and flow cytometric investigation.
We recommended that administrators stay out of the grading process and that teachers not be required to give evidence that failing students had been retaught and retested.
In March 2000, the supervisors directed the Health Department to survey consumers on the Restaurant and Food Market Inspection and Grading System.
Adult students, in particular, may want to take charge of their learning and may be at odds with course assignments and grading protocols.
Some of those who feel grade inflation are not a problem, for example, argue that grading more stringently would put our students at a disadvantage.
County officials hailed the higher number of ``A'' grades as evidence that the restaurant grading system is working well.
In the development of an individual or institutional grading policy, it is important that a decision be made as to the reason for the assessment.
They state that replacing A through F with 1 through 4 creates a more precise grading system.
With self-grading, as with instructor grading, the instructor sees the learner's initial and second responses, but now the two responses are clearly delineated by different colors of ink and are available in only one reading.
Numerical third party grading in coins has been a staple since its introduction in 1986 by another Collectors Universe subsidiary, Professional Coin Grading Service.