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crowning achievement

The most important, significant, or greatest accomplishment or moment of one's career or life. The author's oeuvre spans five novels, four plays, and six books of poetry, but this, her final novel, is by far her crowning achievement. I may have had success in business and led a somewhat romantic life, but my crowning achievement was by far the day I became a father.
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WINNER: Young Achiever awards 2007 Rebecca Proom 19 from West Jesmond took the Special Achievement award
An important motivational factor associated with academic achievement is self-efficacy.
They show a revival in mathematics achievement in the early grades, coupled with more reading progress in the past five years among nine-year-olds than in the previous three decades.
From the learning opportunity, the pupil reveals achievement, which is measured, in precise terms.
Our priority and focus remains improving student achievement at all of our schools.
In addition, the students' test scores in math during elementary school were available to Juanita, who had every reason to believe that their past pattern of achievement on these tests might be described with regression analysis.
If, in fact, we are going to get down to really closing the achievement gap, [the busing is] something that needs to be alleviated," said 5th Ward Alderman Joe Kent, who teaches 3rd grade at Washington Elementary School on Evanston's south side.
Strict, narrow measures of students' learning with information fail to capture the richness of the kind of achievement library media programs support.
These racially integrated but predominantly poor schools failed to raise achievement or improve life chances for students.
Best Achievement in Parental Enabling--Monica's mom and dad for, "Sure, here's your check for another Presidential fundraiser.
Low achievement, low SES; High achievement, high SES; Low achievement, high SES; and Moderately high achievement, low SES.
Researchers compared changes in achievement test scores between the spring semesters of 1986 and 1987 for 1,023 third- to sixth-graders in six of those schools.
Rather than focusing on a specific diagnostic test, the diagnostician should focus on identifying any discrepancy that might exist between an individual's potential achievement and actual achievement as revealed by his performance on a variety of diagnostic measures.
THE categories you can nominate a young person for are: GCSE Achievement A-level Achievement NVQ Achievement Apprenticeship Achievement Undergraduate Achievement Sports Achievement Arts Achievement Technology Achievement Business and Enterprise Achievement Community Achievement The closing date for entries is Friday, October 2, and there are various ways to nominate a young person.