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separate school

n. Canadian
A publicly funded primary or secondary school that offers instruction in a specific religious denomination.

separate school

n
(Education) (in Canada) a school for a large religious minority financed by its rates and administered by its own school board but under the authority of the provincial department of education

sep′arate school`



n. Canadian.
a publicly funded school for children belonging to a religious minority, esp. a school for Roman Catholics.
[1950–55]
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The whole building which includes the two separate schools has an approximate floor area of 2,600mAO.
The schools issue played a minor role in defeating the Liberals in the 1952 provincial election but neither quiet diplomacy nor direct action secured government support for the schools of British Columbia's Catholic minority, not all of whom saw the value of separate schools.
SEPARATE schools add to sectarianism as it gives a feel of segregation and a them and us attitude.
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They make sure that there's always somebody at home to drive the boys to their three separate schools.
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Administrators at Texas Tech said they expect other accounting programs in Texas may soon follow them in breaking off as separate schools.
Catholic Quebec backed the rights of the Catholic minority in Manitoba while the Ontario government, bending to the power of the Protestant Protective Association and the Orange Order, argued against separate schools and in support of provincial rights in education in Manitoba.
I don't remember anyone coming up with a solution because this type of behavour is on the increase, which is why we have to spend millions on separate schools, education social workers etc and pay for taxis to ensure they get there.
Town's Football in the Community Officer Paul France is delighted to see the participation levels amongst the schools: "It is excellent to see so many schools getting involved with the project; the children from the schools have been interacting with each other and participating as one big team rather than two separate schools.
He also described the education of Protestant and Catholics in separate schools in Northern Ireland is a "form of apartheid".
Their education policy includes teaching white and non-white children in separate schools.

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