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state school

n
(Education) any school maintained by the state, in which education is free
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state school

n (Brit) → scuola statale
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Despite college-level tuitions, about one quarter of Seattle students opt out of the state school system to study at private or parochial schools.
Amid criticism that the profession is increasingly dominated by people who were educated at public school, he called for greater support for drama in the state school system and for youth theatre.
The current state school system sees pupils of varying abilities taught together in "comprehensive" schools, many of which have become "academy" schools, run independently of the local authority, yet still under state control.
Mrs May told the 1922 Committee of backbench Conservatives on Wednesday that the current state school system allows wealthier parents to ensure a place for their children at high-performing schools by buying homes in the catchment area.
Dr Mehta, himself a graduate of Oriel, said: "As a product of the state school system, I'm always keen that our brightest state students don't feel intimidated by the Oxbridge process.
They are Edith Hubbe (nee Cook), 1859-1942, who began her career as a pupil teacher in the fledgling state school system, became well known in the state of South Australia as a leader in the late nineteenth century movement for girls' academic secondary schooling and established a private school.
While the programme has long been popular among students from private schools on both sides of the divide, the response within the state school system has been more muted.
But when he reached high school age, he had to go back to the state school system and was beaten up on his first day at John Marshall High.
When education became compulsory in England from 1877, infant schools were incorporated into the state school system.
Director-General of the Ministry of Education Michal Cohen even proposed that we become part of the official state school system.
So, things were better in a state school system with Scotland as part of the UK?
If you think our state school system is being starved of resources to fund their Free Schools programme, wait until you see what they have in store.