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  • The success of charter schools is indisputable; charter school students continue to consistently outpace their age-mates on the State's standardized math and reading proficiency tests.

    In Albany, Bloomberg Kicks Off Annual Battle Against Cuts

  • They were in significantly worse shape pre-Medicare than their insured age-mates.

    Happy 45th birthday, Medicare

  • Some of the older children would gang up on the younger ones or weaker age-mates, forming a circle around the poor child and then beating the hell out of him or her.

    Nomad

  • Thank you so much, Kevin, for caring about what's happening in the larger world, while so many of your age-mates are too self-absorbed even to think about anything that doesn't immediately affect them personally.

    OpEdNews - Diary: Thank You, Dennis Kucinich

  • Just uncoordinated and bookish, which was sin enough to my age-mates.

    For the Record, I Don’t Like Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwiches | Live Granades

  • My parents were depression-children and taught me a few lessons early on, while my age-mates were busy buying everything they could at the mall.

    Unasked-For Advice to New Writers About Money « Whatever

  • Also, in Igbo tradition the age-mates or age-set of a freshly deceased peer scour their village, rushing hither and thither, searching for their missing comrade everywhere he once would be sure to have been found, the search increasingly intense and frantic as the age-mates run disappointed, back and forth from one familiar, intimate place to another, and their entreaties, their lamentations fail to coax the missing one from hiding.

    'Fanon'

  • Think of me, of Thomas, as your age-mates, Fanon, playing a deadly serious game of chasing your spirit.

    'Fanon'

  • Michelle came back to the U.S. from England reading at an advanced level, and the decision was to let her take language arts with the grade level ahead, and everything else with her age-mates.

    kids say the garsh-darndest things

  • When Roy and I were growing up, we were also age-mates, so naturally we became very close.

    Dreams From My Father

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