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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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It was the father of our new acquaintance, the Judge, who first began to reascend in the scale of society; and in this undertaking he was not a little assisted by a marriage, which aided in furnishing the means of educating his only son in a rather better manner than the low state of the common schools of Pennsylvania could promise; or than had been the practice in the family for the two or three preceding generations.
We have a comparatively decent system of common schools, schools for infants only; but excepting the half-starved Lyceum in the winter, and latterly the puny beginning of a library suggested by the State, no school for ourselves.
It dealt, in elaborate detail, with one factor in the persistence of the established, namely, the capitalistic bias of the universities and common schools.
The board is charged with managing the state's Common School Fund in a way that generates money for public schools, and the 140-square-mile forest east of Reedsport was for decades one of the fund's primary assets.
From student misuse of technology and bullying problems to special education requirements, parental problems with school systems, and more, this covers all the latest legal thinking as it pertains to common school management, and is a 'must' for any principal who wants a quick overview of law.
Graham Smith said: "Myself and Deborah Senior have organised a big Stile Common School reunion.
Since that time, the Lottery has contributed over $18 billion to the Common School Fund and to the Capital Projects Fund.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Up until a few years ago, the common school of thought held that the mammalian heart had very little regenerative capacity.
MANY thanks to William Parkyn for sending the old school photograph of Balsall Common School.
A number of normal schools were established that functioned as training centers for common school teachers.
The lottery, in fiscal 2011, has transferred USD632m to the Common School Fund and USD54m to the Capital Projects Fund.
Summary: DUBAI u The Ministry of Education is planning on a common school uniform for students at public schools nationwide.