GPS

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AcronymDefinition
GPSGlobal Positioning System
GPSGlobal Positioning Satellite System (air traffic management)
GPSGod's Plan of Salvation
GPSGovernment Primary School
GPSGlobal Positioning Service (various organizations)
GPSGeo-Political Simulator (educational game)
GPSGeorgia Performance Standards (Georgia Department of Education)
GPSSchool of Global Policy and Strategy (University of California, San Diego)
GPSGuidage Par Satellite (French: Guidance Satellite)
GPSGlobal Premier Soccer (various locations)
GPSGlobal Patient Services (various organizations)
GPSGenealogical Proof Standard
GPSGlobal Petroleum Show (trade show; Canada)
GPSThe Gap, Inc. (stock symbol)
GPSGlobal Product Strategy (International Council of Chemical Associations)
GPSGraduate Professional Studies (various schools)
GPSGeometrical Product Specifications
GPSGlobal Procurement Services (various locations)
GPSGraphical Process Statistics
GPSGoogle Patent Search
GPSGlobal Physical Synthesis
GPSGigabits per Second
GPSGirls' Preparatory School (Chattanooga, TN)
GPSGoals, Plans, Success (military service curriculum)
GPSGeneral Problem Solver
GPSGreen Power Switch (renewable energy program)
GPSGreat Plains Software
GPSGeography, Politics and Sociology (Newcastle University; UK)
GPSGrants Policy Statement (US DHHS)
GPSGrandville Public Schools (Grandville, MI)
GPSGrowth Partnership Services (Frost and Sullivan; various locations)
GPSGreenwich Public School (various locations)
GPSGerman Potato Salad
GPSGeneralized Processor Sharing
GPSGovernment Printing Service (Australia)
GPSGold Plastic Syndrome (toy breakage)
GPSGreat Public Schools
GPSGo Pound Sand
GPSGeneral Purpose Surface (physics)
GPSGloucester Public Schools (Gloucester, MA)
GPSGlobal Public Square (TV news program)
GPSGood Practice Scheme (UK)
GPSGigahertz Peaked Spectrum (astronomical radio source)
GPSGallons Per Second
GPSGovernment Policy Statement
GPSGreat Performance Series (Hope College; Holland, MI)
GPSGlutamine-Penicillin-Streptomycin
GPSGanzpflanzensilage (German: Whole Crop Silage)
GPSGerman Policy Studies (various organizations)
GPSGhana Police Service
GPSGlobal Payment System
GPSGlobal Product Support
GPSGunner's Primary Sight
GPSGod's Positioning System
GPSGraphical Programming Software
GPSGuaranteed Price Scheme (Sri Lanka)
GPSGround Processing System
GPSGraphical Performance Series
GPSGuardian Portfolio Services (Texas)
GPSGray Platelet Syndrome
GPSGeneral Placement Service (various locations)
GPSGas Pressure Switch
GPSGlobal Protection System
GPSGarden Place Suites (US Air Force)
GPSGrange Primary School (UK)
GPSGalapagos Islands, Ecuador - Baltra (Airport Code)
GPSGrupo Pequeño Saludable (Spanish: Healthy Small Group)
GPSGeophysical Processor System
GPSGrams Per Second
GPSGladstone Power Station (QLD, Australia)
GPSGod Positioning System
GPSGroundwater Protection Strategy
GPSGerman Philatelic Society
GPSGlobal Precision Snipers (gaming website)
GPSGreenwood Primary School (Singapore)
GPSGunpowder Plot Society (UK)
GPSGody Professional Series
GPSGround Processing Station
GPSGrand Parent Stock (livestock breeding)
GPSGlobal Patient Safety Collaborative (World Health Organization)
GPSGeneral Purpose Separator (at CERN)
GPSGuelph Police Service (Guelph, Ontario, Canada)
GPSGame Poets Society
GPSGlobal Priority Service
GPSGeneral Purpose Shelter (temporary, military deployable shelter)
GPSGunbound Philippine Server (gaming)
GPSGirault, Poupard & Stern (public-key authentication scheme)
GPSGriffiths Primary School (Singapore)
GPSGlobal Platinum Securities, LLC
GPSGhostfinder Paranormal Society (UK; est. 2007)
GPSGeneral Purpose Segment
GPSGeneralized Phase Shift
GPSGlobal Punchout Suite
GPSGeophysical Products System
GPSGuided Planning System (financial planning)
GPSGongshang Primary School (Singapore)
GPSGreenridge Primary School (Singapore)
GPSGuidance Power Supply
GPSGerman Peace Society
GPSGuangyang Primary School (Singapore)
GPSGot It, Played It, Sent It (correspondence gaming)
GPSGross Pay Statement
GPSGreenbrier Paranormal Society (Rainelle, WV)
References in classic literature ?
If my father had consulted his means, I should have been sent to a cheap commercial academy; but he had to consult his relationship to Lady Malkinshaw; so I was sent to one of the most fashionable and famous of the great public schools. I will not mention it by name, because I don't think the masters would be proud of my connection with it.
He had not founded a great public school. He had founded a little country grammar school which had pottered along for a century and a half.
Athelny had told him that he was at Winchester; but Philip, sensitive to differences of manner, did not feel that his host had the characteristics of a man educated at a great public school. While he pointed out the great alliances which his ancestors had formed, Philip amused himself by wondering whether Athelny was not the son of some tradesman in Winchester, auctioneer or coal-merchant, and whether a similarity of surname was not his only connection with the ancient family whose tree he was displaying.
What educators are talking about--in addition to fully funding NCLB, closing achievement gaps and reducing school dropouts--are commonsense strategies that will truly help ensure great public schools for every child.
The NEA believes all children deserve a great public school. That's why we have proposed a set of criteria to define such a school.(12) Great public schools should have high-quality programs and services that meet the full range of all children's needs so that they come to school every day ready and able to learn.
This year's theme, "Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility," provides us all with an opportunity to reflect on what we believe should be the essential outcomes of a K-12 education.
Part One, entitled "Great Public Schools Criteria," presents the National Education Association's (NEA) vision for what great public schools need.
And great teachers are what make great public schools great.
This year's theme, "A Stronger America Starts with Great Public Schools." is the banner for the week's suggested themed days, including an "Invite Parents to School Day." For activity ideas and sample promotional materials, visit www.nea.org and click on "Special Events," or call (202) 833-4000.
The National Mobilization for Great Public Schools (www.greatpublic schools.org) is a combined effort of organizations such as the NEA, MoveOn.org, ACORN, NAACP Voter Fund, and the U.S.
At 12 he was sent off to Winchester, another of England's great public schools, where his older brother Tom already was enrolled.