common school

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common school

n.
A public elementary school.

com′mon school`


n.
a public school, usu. of elementary grades.
[1650–60, Amer.]
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Hunt and Mullins show how this principle was the thread that tied together a range of models from early colonial instruction through the Lancaster method to the common school crusade of Horace Mann.