report card


Definition of report card

1 : a report on a student that is periodically submitted by a school to the student's parents or guardian
2 : an evaluation of performance

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Alabama and eight other states received an F on the National Center for Transgender Equality's report card examining the trans-friendliness of a state's policies concerning name and gender marker changes., "50 years after Stonewall, black transwomen fight for change in Birmingham," 28 June 2019 The institute’s director, Richard Lapchick, has been issuing these report cards for decades. Ann Killion,, "NBA leads in diversity: Just ask Lindsay Gottlieb," 19 June 2019 And from 2008 to 2016, the National Assessment of Educational Progress’s arts report card, a different metric, did not find significant differences in the number of students taking art classes. Kellen Browning,, "As some districts zero in on test scores, Boston celebrates revitalized arts education," 9 June 2019 Prosecutors also accused them of fraudulently inflating their charter school enrollment by paying for names and report cards of students who actually did not attend the charter schools. Kristen Taketa, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Two more defendants plead not guilty in charter school indictment," 6 June 2019 Traders were encouraged Friday by JPMorgan’s quarterly report card. Alex Veiga, The Seattle Times, "S&P 500 notches 3rd straight weekly gain as US stocks rally," 14 Apr. 2019 That union also wants an overhaul of state report cards, which the legislature debated last year, but dropped this year. Patrick O'donnell,, "About 25% of school districts would see key report card grades rise under Senate plan," 28 June 2019 The federal education report card shows four Alabama universities exceed the 60 percent national average: Auburn University, Samford University, The University of Alabama and Birmingham-Southern College. Leada Gore |,, "Every Alabama university ranked by how many of their students graduate," 4 June 2019 Kids would show off their report cards in hopes of scoring a free treat., "For this Portland grad, senior year meant 4 a.m. wake-ups, two-hour commutes and lessons in motherhood," 7 June 2019

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First Known Use of report card

1869, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of report card

US : a written statement of a student's grades that is given to the student's parents

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: a written statement of a student's grades

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