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  • When you call the third-grade teacher and the principal inept and uninterested, you don't build a strong foundation to work from.

    Living the 7 Habits

  • “Barry was a Muslim,” his third-grade teacher told the Los Angeles Times in 2007, but this was a rare acknowledgment by the media.

    Deconstructing Obama

  • IN 1949, Ruth and Mary brought Patricia to spend her third-grade year with Donovan at the Sutton Place apartment.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • She had decided that “present” would sound more third-grade than “here,” which she had used since kindergarten.

    Ruby Lu Star of the Star of the Show

  • Something told her that show-and-tell was not part of the third-grade program.

    Ruby Lu Star of the Star of the Show

  • You could join the third-grade recorder orchestra.

    Ruby Lu Star of the Star of the Show

  • I would suggest the GOP use their money to hire someone who can write a proposal with actual numbers, instead of their usual 'think and do' pages aimed at a third-grade intellect.

    Republicans raising cash to counter-program ABC Obama special

  • Growing up in this stately stone farmhouse near Berryville, Va., Greenhalgh's slumber parties with her third-grade friends were a bigger deal than the sleepovers of a founding father.

    Va. couple puts up for sale house where George Washington slept

  • Miss Candice, his third-grade teacher, says she has observed no ill effects from his absence.

    The Snatchback

  • In helping to knock Kerik off his 9/11 pedestal, Regan dealt a glancing blow to Giuliani -- who can never satisfactorily explain why instead of the department's 30-year veteran and then Chief of Department Joe Dunne, he appointed as police commissioner a third-grade detective with only seven years NYPD experience and a history of financial problems.

    Len Levitt: Hats Off to Judith

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