And since 1998, eighth graders have hovered around the same levels.
Two consecutive declines have taken it from 38 percent in 2010—where it has hovered for decades—to 31 percent today.
“He hovered over my daughter and in every aspect of her life, he tried to insert himself,” Lynne Spears testified about Lutfi.
We hovered a dozen feet behind them, straining to overhear without being too obvious about it.
Her husband, Marcus, hovered closely behind her onstage—in her camera shot, so to speak.
The thought of Constance hovered about him--but his will banished it.
She hovered about Mary with a friendly solicitude that could not be denied.
She waited on the others, but mostly she hovered about the boy.
She hovered before them, one by one, and in another instant was gone.
So did the mock-suns which hovered in the sky, chained by the radiant circle which held the dying sun prisoned.