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gra jooh ay shuhn

  • n  the successful completion of a program of study
  • n  an academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred
  • n  a line (as on a vessel or ruler) that marks a measurement
    the ruler had 16 graduations per inch
  • n  the act of arranging in grades

  • One year after graduation, female business majors are earning 81% of what male business majors earn.
  • For decades, school districts obscured the hemorrhaging with sleight of hand--using misleading formulas to calculate graduation rates and not bothering to track the kids who fell .
  • Peking University kicked off a design contest last week, asking its students to come up with a traditional Chinese graduation gown to replace the western robes students wear every .
News & Articles

  • Graduation weekend kicks off Friday at UCSD
    SAN DIEGO — Graduation weekend begins at UC San Diego Friday with an all-campus commencement ceremony scheduled for 5 p.m. at RIMAC Field. The school is set to hand out more than 8,000 diplomas over the weekend. The featured speaker …
    June 13, 2013 - FOX 5 San Diego
  • Graduation rate debate explained
    The state's 64% graduation rate for Montgomery Public Schools is throwing local officials for a loop. "If you did the averages of my high schools it would be 75%," says MPS Superintendent, Barbara Thompson...
    June 13, 2013 - WSFA 12 Montgomery
  • Graduation speech stirs community chatter
    A graduation speech given by Cheatham County director of schools Stan Curtis has created some chatter on social media sites and in the community.
    June 12, 2013 - Ashland City Times

  • Richard Nixon in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    I need to show the respect of the state in many of those ceremonial things, whether it's a graduation ceremony or a welcome home ceremony or honoring someone who's passed,Nixon said. "Those are obligations I think a chief executive of the...
  • Barack Obama in
    As President Obama said when he recently announced the "American Graduation Initiative" to bolster community colleges: "Time and again, when we have placed our bet for the future on education, we have prospered as a result......Jobs requiring...
  • Andrew Cuomo in Forbes
    Unfortunately, it appears that student loan scams don't end at graduation,Cuomo said.

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