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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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Details on the IDEA Achievement Award criteria and eligibility are available on: http://www.inda.org/awards/IDEA-Achievement-Award.html.
The link between English language arts achievement and science achievement has been studied both inside and outside the United States.
I am delighted that through the quality of teaching, and this Governments biggest investment into education ever, we have realised such impressive increases in achievement results for young M?ori and Pasifika students.
Arab women are honoured for their achievements in various fields.
Since 2000, there have been substantial changes in achievement gaps by family structure in many countries, with the gap widening in some countries and narrowing in others.
Key Words: Achievement Motivation, High And Low Achievers, Mastery, Competitiveness, Work, Personal Unconcern
The award for Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials went to PBS Masterpiece's Sherlock and Nick Offerman from NBC's Parks and Recreation and Modern Family actor Ty Burrell shared the award for Individual Achievement in Comedy.
The variables used in this study addressed educational expectations, achievement attributions, and academic achievements.
The Special Achievement Award is being sponsored by the Metrocentre and Capital Shopping Centres, which are also sponsoring our Community Achievement category.
Junior Achievement provides an extraordinary opportunity to help our young people understand and appreciate the tremendous value of our system of commerce.
Similarly, the amount of time students spend on homework per week has been found to be an indicator of academic achievement among high school students (Cooper, 1989, 2001; Cooper, Lindsay, Nye, & Greathouse, 1998; Walker, Wilkins, Dallaire, Sandler, & Hoover-Dempsey, 2005; Xu, (2006).
"It's critical that federal and state policymakers stay the course and not be swayed by what are often politically motivated attacks on a law that's starting to spark real changes in the lives of kids," Kati Haycock, director of the Education Trust, declared in a joint statement with the National Alliance of Black School Educators when states released their 2003-2004 student achievement results.
A Search Of African American Life, Achievement And Culture
These curriculum areas are necessary for all to reveal optimum achievement. The others appear to be peripheral.
Correlational data and regression analysis provide the school counselor with a method to describe growth in achievement test scores from elementary to high school.