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district

Etymology: L, distringere, to compel
1 (in hospital nursing) a group of patients in an area of the unit, usually a subdivision of a ward, for whom a nurse manager or primary nurse is responsible. Patients are customarily assigned to a district on the basis of certain shared needs for nursing care.
2 the area of a city or town assigned to a public health nurse.
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The two-town, districtwide meeting deals solely with approval or disapproval of the entire school budget, recently cut from $24.
At Kingsley and Willard, white students tested slightly higher in reading and math than the districtwide average for whites, but black students at those schools tested far below the districtwide average for blacks.
That is hardly a reflection of serious efforts by the utility to reconcile districtwide boundary issues - and it's certainly not a definitive commentary on the Lane County elections office, as was asserted by Cranmer.
The districtwide addition and renovation project would be the fourth addition to the school, originally built in 1936 and added to in jigsaw-like fashion in 1952, 1989 and 1996.
It emphasizes collaboration between schools and departments to maximize the opportunity for change and create environments districtwide that encourage change.
Districtwide, 48 percent of students passed math, and 56 passed English, compared with 56 percent and 61 percent respectively in 2005.
Potential retention rates and discipline rates were lower than districtwide rates.
In addition to the 29 students districtwide who were barred from graduating because they did not pass the exit exam, 84 students from comprehensive high schools were barred from graduating because they did not finish their course requirements, Engbrecht said.