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A*

Edited by Susan Wallace.

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 95 words.

A grade awarded for exceptionally good performance in any subject at General Certificate of Secondary Education. Previously, the highest

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A*

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

A grade awarded for exceptionally good performance in any subject at General Certificate of Secondary Education. Previously, the highest grade awarded was an A grade. When the introduction...

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A*

Edited by Susan Wallace.

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 113 words.

A *grade originally awarded for exceptionally good performance in any subject at *General Certificate of Secondary Education.

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“A New era of Labor Relations”

Jon Shelton.

in Teacher Strike!

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 12946 words.

This chapter outlines the parameters of the “public sector labor problem.” When private sector unions grew powerful after World War II, public employees organized for similar rights. In...

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A (Not So) Modest Proposal

Paul Siegel.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

January 2010; p ublished online May 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 552 words.

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A. S. Neill

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

(1883–1973)

Alexander Sutherland Neill was an exponent of democratic, pupil‐centred, or ‘free’ schooling, and the founder of Summerhill School. His reaction to his own Calvinist...

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“A Timely and On-Time Journal...”

Marc Marschark.

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

January 2000; p ublished online January 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs. 0 words.

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“A Wedding Ceremony Between Industry and the University”

Charles Dorn.

in For the Common Good

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Education. 10281 words.

This chapter discusses the rising ethos of affluence in higher education, which had profound implications for colleges and universities. Whereas earlier in the century, commercialism had...

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Aaron, Richard Ithamar (1901–1987), philosopher

O. R. Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy. 1332 words.

Aaron, Richard Ithamar (1901–1987), philosopher, was born on 6 November 1901 at Upper Dulais, Blaendulais, Glamorgan, the son of William Aaron (1864–1937), a draper, and his wife, Margaret...

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Aaronson, Lazarus (1895–1966), poet and educationist

William Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education. 1255 words.

Aaronson, Lazarus (1895–1966), poet and educationist, was born at 34 Great Pearl Street, Spitalfields, London, on 18 February 1895, the son of Louis Aaronson, master bootmaker, and his...

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