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dance of the lemons

dance of the lemons  n.— «Instead, principals engage in what Stanford’s Bridges calls “the dance of the lemons” or the “turkey trot”—they transfer their incompetents from school to school in the wake of parental...

swirling

swirling  n.— «There are “swirling” transfers—students who are enrolled in two or more schools simultaneously.» —“College Credit Mobility” by Jerome Sullivan in Committee on House Education and the...

swirling

swirling  n.— «“One of the phenomena of today’s college student is the term ‘swirling’,” Moss said, which refers to the fact that many students attend more than one college. Moss said that especially with distance learning, students...

soap game

soap game  n.— «The Annual Sikeston Bulldog Red and Black Scrimmage, or what is commonly called the “soap game,” was held on Friday night at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium.» —“Bulldogs showcase team” by Derek...

hothouse

hothouse  v.— «The practice known as “hothousing” has become common as the Los Angeles Unified School District accommodates delays in its $14 billion construction program.…Students at five of the schools will be...

functional silo

functional silo  other.— «Part of the problem, critics contend, is that B-schools have suffered from a variation of the “functional-silo syndrome” that has hindered many companies’ ability to quickly develop integrated...