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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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's education spokesman Iain Gray said: of exam appeal fees has put pupils from state schools at a disadvantage compared to those educated privately.
The assessment was welcomed by the Government, which claimed that over a million more pupils are being taught in state schools rated "good or outstanding" now, compared to 2010.
Often times, state school teachers rendering election duties are subjected to harassment.
At Warwick University the number of new full-time undergraduates beginning their studies in 2011 who attended state schools was 1,887, or 73.3 per cent of the all new undergraduates.
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 primary advantage is that counselor educators, school counseling supervisors, and leaders of the state school counseling organizations meet regularly to discuss and address a variety of local, regional, and state-level issues pertinent to school counselors.
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.
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.
The study of Russian history continues to be dominated by the state school of historiography which first developed in Russia in the nineteenth century.
The New York State School of Ballet, directed by New York City Ballet's Damian Woetzel, coincides with the NYCB residency in Saratoga Springs.