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    There are strategies to score or to be ahead but there is one strategy to learn which is curiosity.

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    This time Elizabeth Ann didn't answer, because she herself didn't know what the matter was. But I do, and I'll tell you. The matter was that never before had she known what she was doing in school. She had always thought she was there to pass from one grade to another, and she was ever so startled to get a little glimpse of the fact that she was there to learn how to read and write and cipher and generally use her mind, so she could take care of herself when she came to be grown up. Of course, she didn't really know that till she did come to be grown up, but she had her first dim notion of it in that moment, and it made her feel the way you do when you're learning to skate and somebody pulls away the chair you've been leaning on and says, "Now, go it alone!

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    This question of grades being coercive, and of politics being inherent in teaching, applies not only to writing, but to all fields. Mathematics, science, economics, history, religion, are all just as deeply and necessarily political. To believe they’re not—to believe, for example, that science (or mathematics, economics, history, religion, and so forth: choose your poison) describes the world as it is, rather than acting as a filter that removes all information that does not fit the model and colors the information that remains—is in itself to take a position, one that is all the more powerful and dangerous because it is invisible to the one who holds it.

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    At thirteen I began modeling, doing my first television commercial in ninth grade for Pizza Hut.

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    Your grades and degrees doesn't reflects your true education.

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    All my friends went to the Madonna concert when I was in, maybe, the 9th grade, and my mother refused to let me go.

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    All the math you need in the stock market you get in the fourth grade.

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    Determine a single measure that you can use to grade your progress and success in each area of your life. Refer to it daily.

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    Discovered W. Somerset Maugham in about 5th grade. Didn't understand the plots, but loved the descriptions.

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    Dog parks are more cliquish than any other human gathering with the possible exception of seventh grade. Deal with it.

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    What's the matter?" asked the teacher, seeing her bewildered face. "Why—why," said Elizabeth Ann, "I don't know what I am at all. If I'm second-grade arithmetic and seventh-grade reading and third-grade spelling, what grade am I?" The teacher laughed at the turn of her phrase. "you aren't any grade at all, no matter where you are in school. You're just yourself, aren't you? What difference does it make what grade you're in! And what's the use of your reading little baby things too easy for you just because you don't know your multiplication table?

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    And I thought to myself, 'I haven't had a Schlitz since the third grade!

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    First grade is very cheap. It's the later grades where you have to spend a lot of money if you don't do it right.

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    God grades on the Cross not on the curve.

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    Grades are a subjective rating masquerading as an objective evaluation.

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    Grades dilute the pleasure that a student experiences on successfully completing a task.

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    He'd barely seen me coming, and despite the horribleness of what I'd just done, I kind of wished one of my instructors had been there to grade me on such an awesome performance.

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    I am the kind of dude that would go to your seventh grade class and sit at the back of the classroom and stare at all your butts.

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    I bought an electric scooter in sixth grade. Bankrupted me.

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    I cried every day of first grade. In class. Which meant I ended up getting comfortable emoting in a place where it wasn't the norm.

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    I did not think I would make the grade.

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    I did plays in grade school.

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    I didnt write anything at all except book reports until I was in seventh grade, and then I wrote mostly poetry for myself.

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    If ignorance is indeed bliss, it is a very low grade of the article.

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    Freemasonry is a Jewish establishment, whose history, grades, official appointments, passwords, and explanations are Jewish from beginning to end

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    I don't like heights. This is why I stopped growing at fifth grade.

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    I don't miss anything about the 1960s, not really. I did it. It's like asking, 'Do you miss the fourth grade?' I loved the fourth grade when I was in it, but I don't want to do it again.

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    I feel that education needs an overhaul - courses are obsolete and grades are on the way out.

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    If your mom was here, she would flip her top over your grades." "Flip her lid," I muttered.

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    If we learned all we needed to know in kindergarten, it was promptly drummed out of us in first grade.

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    I got good grades in math, but I never really enjoyed it. My favorite part of math was algebra, but geometry was the worst.

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    I grew really fast. It's true I went from 5'6'' to 6'1'' in six months in 8th grade. By the end of 8th grade, I was 6'1''. Everyone was freaking out.

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    I grew up taking piano lessons and liking Wagner when I was in second grade.

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    I had a very high-grade publisher tell me I was incapable of writing a memoir.

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    I had a ninth grade teacher who told me I was much smarter and much better than I was allowing myself to be.

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    I have been playing since the third grade. It just makes me happy.

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    If you would try out a preacher, send him to preach to farmers: if he cannot make the grade there, let him reconsider his call - or maybe he needs to be converted.

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    I'm stuck in 7th grade & I just keep getting let back

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    I'm sure kids had masturbated by sixth grade. I had for sure.

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    In seventh grade, false feelings and false faces are the rule.

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    I only went to the third grade because my father only went to the fourth and I didn't want to pass him.

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    I ran for ninth grade class president. Came in a close second.

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    I really haven't paid attention to Madonna since about like 7th or 8th grade when she used to be popular

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    I am especially indebted to a 10th grade English teacher who encouraged me to read great works of literature.

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    I just couldn't make the grade as a hack-that, like everything else, requires a certain practiced excellence.

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    I knew school was stupid since the fifth grade.

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    I spent most of my seventh grade summer dehydrated, green-tongued, and smelling like a Malaysian whorehouse.

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    I spent three of the best years of my life in 10th grade.

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    I started trying to write when I was in second or third grade.

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    It would have to be connected with performance art somehow, either in the front of the house or the back. I was myopic about this from fourth grade on