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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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Our state schools are among the governments largest energy users, with an annual energy bill of more than $50 million.
There are first-year than before increased a year Findings from the Higher Education Statistics Agency show that in 2016/17, nine in every ten students under the age of 21 who had started a degree course in the UK came from state schools or colleges.
Overall, nine out of 10 new UK university students in 2016/17 were educated at state schools.
In Sutton Coldfield parents should expect to pay around PS285,000 if they live near Arthur Terry School, one of the top state schools in the city.
In 1961, a third of entrants were from state schools.
s education spokesman Iain Gray said: of exam appeal fees has put pupils from state schools at a disadvantage compared to those educated privately.
He also proposed the establishment of "support teaching", which would most probably lead to the hiring of even more teachers for state schools, because this is how the union solves problems.
Over the past decade there has been a surge in the number of state schools featured in its editions, which have traditionally listed private schools where fees can top PS30,000 a year.
New research from Lloyds Bank released on Friday indicates that average property prices in the postal districts of the top 30 state schools in England have now reached GBP344,446, an average of GBP40,728, or 13%, higher than county averages of GBP303,738.
Of England's top 30 state schools, 16 are in locations with an average property price below the average in neighbouring areas.
According to Silver State Schools, the credit union's net income was $13.
At the University of Birmingham the number of new full-time undergraduates beginning their studies in 2011 who attended state schools was 3,497 - 76.