academically academically  /ˌæ kə ˈdɛ mɪk li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in regard to academic matters

Usage(s):

  1. This flies in the face of all sorts of research showing that children start off in different places academically and grow at different rates.
  2. And with so many young people having themselves remade, parents are afraid their children will fall behind, not just academically but aesthetically.
  3. Anecdotally, however, the experiment appears to be paying off for some districts, both financially and academically.

News

  1. TENNIS: Michelle Gbelama used NJTL of Trenton as a springboard to a championship at Drew

    The National Junior Tennis and Learning of Trenton (NJTLT) is an after-school and summer program designed to teach kids math and literacy using tennis as a backdrop. While some have really perfected their game on the NJTLT’s facility in Mercer County Park, the aim of the program is to get third- to sixth-graders back on track, academically.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Pennington Post

  2. Students earn honors at Montana State University

    Montana State University Billings undergraduate students have excelled academically during the 2013 spring session and have been named to the dean’s list.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Sidney Herald

  3. UConn qualifies academically for postseason

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut's men's basketball team, which was barred from the 2013 postseason because of past problems with its Academic Progress Rate, has qualified academically for next year's NCAA tournament.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

Quotes

  1. "Now, when I go around and speak on campuses and speak to coaches and athletic programs and to student-athletes, they want to brag about how well they're doing academically," NCAA president Myles Brand said. "They want to show me the academic...
    on Dec 20, 2008 By: Myles Brand Source: kwgn.com

  2. "The complete omission of slavery from an official government document, which purports to be a call for Virginians to 'understand' and 'study' their history, is both academically flawed and personally offensive," said Johnson, who helped...
    on Apr 8, 2010 By: Sheila Johnson Source: Winnipeg Free Press

  3. "We expect to have Josh on our roster this fall and look forward to a long and successful career for him both academically and on the football field," Sooners coach Bob Stoops said in a statement. "He became involved in a situation at his...
    on May 30, 2008 By: Bob Stoops Source: SI.com

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