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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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A survey of state schools in Seattle shows no Montessori options that my children can access, though a nearby programme in Leschi was a success at first, drawing wealthier students into the state school system, bringing with them the engagement of their families.
18) The Central Board of Education (CBE) had licensed teachers since 1851 and by the 1870s agitation for compulsory schooling and an expanded state school system was gathering momentum.
It will address the need for training and professional development in the state school system.
Meanwhile, our lamentable state school system will stagger on, turning out pupils who can barely write their own names.
Prior to coming to Oman she worked in the Irish State School system for several years.
The table below shows the results when the control group includes those states in which more than 40% of students were enrolled in the state school system in 1992, whereas the treatment group includes those states in which fewer than 30% of students were enrolled in the state school system in 1992.
Under the US doctrine of separation of church and state, a state school system cannot advocate on behalf of any faith.
Qualified school nurses (male and female) should be seen as essential professionals within the state school system, available and visible in the same way as teachers.
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.
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.