correspondence school


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correspondence school

n.
A school that offers instruction by mail, sending lessons and examinations to a student.

correspondence school

n
(Education) an educational institution that offers tuition (correspondence courses) by post

correspond′ence school`


n.
a school from which students receive instructional materials through the mail as well as corrections on their work.
[1885–90]
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Noun1.correspondence school - a school that teaches nonresident students by mailcorrespondence school - a school that teaches nonresident students by mail
school - an educational institution; "the school was founded in 1900"
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The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 8,043 checks totaling more than $216,000 to people who paid Stratford Career Institute, a correspondence school whose expensive high school diploma program failed to meet the basic requirements set by most states.
Thirty years later, in 1873, Anna Eliot Ticknor founded the Society to Encourage Studies at Home in Boston, Massachusetts, which was based on the correspondence school model.
Private correspondence courses were advertised in the Boston Gazette as early as 1728, and The Society to Encourage Studies at Home, the first correspondence school in the US, was founded in 1873.
Striking a match on the correspondence school model, technology has ignited a virtual wildfire of prospects for education.
On-the-job training programs, correspondence school or schools offering only courses through the Internet do not count.
A highly relevant account of the consequences of the attack on our education system by the ideologically and politically motivated is to be found in edited extracts from an assessment by John Mills, a former Senior Inspector whose father founded The Correspondence School.
When the first FILE editorial expressed that "the New York Correspondence School begun by Sugardada Ray Johnson remains the recognized forerunner of international image exchange now in operation," his abdication was indeed a blow to the movement.
The article's title is "Correspondence Study and the 'Crime of the Century': Helen Williams, Nathan Leopold, and the Stateville Correspondence School.
She later won a 10-month court battle, promising judges she would buy a bigger boat with advanced navigation equipment, take courses in first aid and coping with sleep deprivation, and enrol in a special correspondence school.
Hawke's Bay DHB piloted the programme in 2007 at Flaxmere College; 18 schools in the region plus the Correspondence School are now involved.
Elwood School of Taxidermy, a correspondence school that offered one book a month, a total of 12 books for $1 each.
After three bullies decide to test Ambrose's claims of a deadly peanut allergy by hiding a peanut in his sandwich and nearly killing him, his mother decides that he will finish his education via a correspondence school.