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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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Under the country's election law, state school teachers are automatically designated as election deputies during time of polls.
And Mr McLaughlin said its staff and students frequently work with state schools.
Numbers of state school pupils heading to the University of Birmingham have fallen
Ofsted inspects English state schools, while in Wales, Estyn, Her Majesty's Inspectorate for Education and Training in Wales, publish school league table and reports.
MIDDLE class parents are paying up to pounds 77,000 above the average house price for homes in the catchment areas of top performing state schools, research suggests.
And we are deluding ourselves if we think that a government beholden to the unions would do anything to upset state school teachers, who have done very well out of our failing education system.
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.
If the state schools were getting the same attention as the private ones Scottish rugby would not be the laughing stock of the rugby world.
In Michigan, for instance, the new chief state school officer recently replaced the test-focused accountability system with a new grading system that relies on a broader set of measures of school quality, including family involvement, the quality of professional development, attendance, and dropout rates, among others.
CHANCELLOR Gordon Brown has decided to give Oxbridge colleges money to employ talent-spotters who will scour state schools for the best students.
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.