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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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It is because standards at state schools are very low and students that want to get a place at a public university in Cyprus or in Greece feel they need additional teaching if they are to be successful.
Lord Lucas, editor-in-chief of the widely respected guide, said better behaviour and results at state schools were "attracting families who can afford private".
Often times, state school teachers rendering election duties are subjected to harassment.
Lloyds Bank figures reveal that properties near the best performing state schools were valued at 9.
At Warwick University the number of new full-time undergraduates beginning their studies in 2011 who attended state schools was 1,887, or 73.
Overall, the average asking price of a house near one of Britain's top 50 state schools is currently pounds 298,378 - 35% higher than the UK average price of pounds 221,110, estate agent PrimeLocation said.
The SCLT also realizes there is significant work to be done to educate three distinct groups--superintendents, local and state school board members, and principals (Stone & Clark, 2001)--about the role and responsibilities of the professional school counselor, and it is considering ways to reach out to these three groups.
When Stranmillis College opened in 1922 it was intended to be a non-denominational teacher training college preparing men and women to teach in a religiously mixed state school system.
The difference was that the state school teams ran around like flocks of sheep, whereas the private school teams were fitter andby miles better coached.
While state education agencies are responsible for implementing federal programs, in many states the governor and the legislature, not the chief state school officer and the state education agency, are in charge of testing and accountability policy.
Prepayment plans allow parents to lock in today's tuition rates although most have residency requirements and some are restricted to a particular state school.
Henry Jordan, a state school board member who has crusaded for Ten Commandments display s in South Carolina public schools.