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state school

A primary or secondary school in the UK which is funded by local (town) councils and available to all taxpayers. State school is equivalent to “public school” in the US, a term which, in the UK, translates as private school.
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Hollande has pledged to raise taxes for France's highest earners in order to reverse cuts in public spending, with additional expenditures for the state school system, among other sectors.
Families looking to get their child into the state school system were asked to list three choices for the September intake ahead of a deadline in January.
If the top ten are ranked in terms of millionaires who came through the state school system, the University of Bristol moves into first place, with nine out of 10 having been to state school.
She later became a Shakespearian actress and travelled the world but since she returned to Britain in 1996 she has dedicated her life to saving children the state school system can no longer help.
Duncan led Chicago's state school system before he became education secretary.
As chair of the Assembly Budget Committee, Lance found himself in the middle of a fierce lobbying effort from employee unions, social service agencies, and the state school system, among others.
For 33 years, from 1964 to 1997, from Harold Wilson to John Major, every British Prime Minister was the product of the state school system but now they're all Oxbridge graduates.
After 20 years of professional experience in the UK state school system, Ullman has moved to Cyprus aiming to develop it into "a happy place" where children can grow into global citizens.
Although the coalition agreement does not mention the phrase "free schools", it does commit the government to "promote the reform of schools in order to ensure that new providers can enter the state school system in response to parental demand".
This obviously means that a majority of the jihadis from Punjab, and more specifically the Seraiki belt, are coming from the state school system and not just from madrassas.
The 88,304 subjects included in the analysis were either actively employed by or retired from the state school system.