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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At the end of every walk, Rosario opens the Rover app and fills out a Rover Card, which is not unlike a school report card. Chavie Lieber, Vox, "The startup world’s cuddly, cutthroat battle to walk your dog," 12 Sep. 2018 Tonight's results could tell us a lot about what to expect in those November midterms when President Trump's report card comes in. Fox News, "Scaramucci: President Trump is winning on border security," 8 Aug. 2018 Topping all transportation infrastructure on the ASCE national report card was the freight rail network. Carlton Schwab, star-telegram, "Texas freight rail lines are in good shape. Highways, not so much," 6 June 2018 Other findings from the report card include: Only two governors earned an A grade. Maria Clark,, "Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards gets B grade on policy from marijuana group," 7 May 2018 The report card from the American Lung Association gave Milwaukee, Ozaukee and Kenosha counties failing grades for smog. Sarah Hauer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Be MKE: Goodbye Boston Store, selfie-free zones and a new brewery opening," 18 Apr. 2018 After five years, the report card is discouraging as less than 10 percent of Americans achieve this minimum goal on an average day. Bryant Stamford, The Courier-Journal, "Don't be lazy. It's easy to get more fruits and veggies in your daily diet," 12 Apr. 2018 Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers issues a report card on the condition of America's infrastructure. Heidi Przybyla, NBC News, "Skeptics on Trump infrastructure plan include Trump," 9 Feb. 2018 More than 34 percent of students in the school district are Asian compared to just over 7 percent of teachers who are, the report card data indicates. Mike Isaacs,, "School District 219 officials defend hiring rule that critics say hampers teacher diversity," 26 June 2018

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First Known Use of report card

1869, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of report card was in 1869

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English Language Learners Definition of report card

: 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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