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Academy

An institution of academics; College, Royal College.
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The conversion of a Dewsbury primary school brings the total number of academies in Kirklees to 18 - and many of those are in Dewsbury and Batley.
Each year, members of Congress submit nominations of students from their districts for admission to the nation's four service academies -- the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Students eligible for support services through the Saturday or Afternoon Academies were determined to be academically at risk on at least one of the following criteria: (A) DSTP and Stanford Achievement Test Ninth Edition (SAT9) scores from the previous academic year which would indicate that successfully passing of future state testing would be problematic and may hinder a student's opportunity to graduate to another class or out of secondary school altogether.
This relationship improved only when the first graduates of Great Russian seminaries and academies, founded in the immediate post-Petrine era, embarked upon their episcopal careers during Catherine the Great's reign.
As a means of producing military officers, a service academy is a perfect Plant A--more expensive (academy commissions cost about $250,000 apiece, compared to about $65,000 for those coming from ROTC and about $25,000 for those earned through OCS), less productive (the academies together produce only about 16 percent of all new officers, compared to 64 percent for ROTC and 20 percent for OCS), and with no discernible difference in the results (when compared to the other officer pipelines, Academy graduates don't outperform other officers).
The academies also advise streamlining the roles of several NASA field laboratories to avoid overlapping research responsibilities, and transferring the management of these labs to private contractors wherever feasible.
In the past two decades, citizen police academies (CPAs) have become increasingly popular among American police agencies of all sizes.
Yet besides Kings Point there are six state maritime academies providing a pool of trained sailors in case of emergency.
Previously, the three colleges were run as independent regional academies.
NEWHALL - Students interested in careers in the armed services will have a chance to meet representatives of the nation's military academies Thursday at Hart High School.
Incredibly, this dance school, which claims to be the world's largest, receives almost no acclaim compared to the more famous Paris Opera and Bolshoi academies.
Eighth-graders and their parents are invited to learn about the career academies, pathways and other specialized programs at the local high schools.

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