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  • I mean, from where I stand, if I were a teacher I would be thrilled over that, because so few people even care to read anymore, especially books, even if their school-work calls for them to do so.

    Think Progress » Texas Board of Education cuts Thomas Jefferson out of its textbooks.

  • The parodists 'favourite targets were inevitably anthology-pieces, sentimental classics, and the kind of poems that were regularly assigned as school-work or chosen for recitation.

    'The Oxford Book of Parodies'

  • "The teaching of science makes school-work pleasant," Tuckwell noted, an observation with which far too many of today's students would disagree.

    The first sentence I wrote over the weekend...

  • For the first time in my life, I get lots of Cs, and comments from Miss Esterman about how she knows I can do better than that, and how I should buckle down, put more effort into my school-work, and take it more seriously.

    Learning to Die in Miami

  • More of a quiet day out here, nothing too exciting, just keeping up with all the ins and outs, doing a little school-work, reading, and napping.

    True Spirit

  • He follows Jesus with a tender heart, is great with school-work, plays the tenor sax.

    Do You Know Who I Am?

  • That little fiction helped me concentrate on my school-work and eventually I dropped the sun problem.

    Daniel Goldin: Wandering Black Holes

  • Usually, Martin was assessing life cautiously from behind lowered eyelids: thinking of ways to escape class, thinking of plausible excuses for not doing school-work, or thinking of the millions of things he would rather do than sit in class and do schoolwork.

    The Sky Inside

  • Making an early decision about the school-work balance is imperative.

    Mixing Work and School

  • I would like to thank my children, Bindi and Robert, for patiently supporting me while I spent many evenings and weekends writing this book or as Robert used to say, “Mum is doing her school-work.”

    Steve and Me

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