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.
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.
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.
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.