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proficiency

(prō-fĭsh′ĕn-sē) [L. proficere, to move forward, to accomplish]
Expertise; skill.
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the global authority on real-time quality and Manufacturing Intelligence, announces the launch of ProFicient Now
Portion of American eighth graders who scored proficient or better in math
PROficient is designed to help consulting engineers address these challenges.
Schaper could have received a summary rating of unsatisfactory, needs improvement, proficient or exemplary.
With this information, colleges and employers can intervene with students who are proficient or near proficient in math in order to increase their interest and skills in the STEM areas.
Results showed that oxytocin improved empathic accuracy, but only in those individuals who were less socially proficient.
Beginning in Round 4, the panelists were given the list of competencies and asked to select the level of expertise (novice, basic, proficient, or advanced).
The percentage of fourth-graders who were proficient increased one percentage point from 2000 to 24 percent in 2005.
He adds that Rothstein unfairly suggests it is "impractical" to ask every child to be proficient in math and reading by any date.
The percentage of students expected to be proficient at each school rises annually until 2014, when all students must be proficient.
Abe Smith, who has joined Proficient as Managing Director for the UK, will lead this expansion effort.
The federal government is investing in people becoming highly proficient in other languages, particularly Arabic, for federal defense, CIA, and Foreign Service Institute jobs.