separate school

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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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* Having a policy of supporting separate school funding did not get the Liberals or the NDP elected when Bill Davis was premier.
In the spring of 1984, the Ontario Elementary Catholic Teacher's Association (OECTA) reaffirmed their support for extended separate school funding through its Report of the Task Force on Education Policy.
Scott, a lawyer from Ottawa, was one of the chief architects of the Catholic Taxpayers' Association, the provincial lobby during the 1930s for equality of separate school funding through access to corporation taxes.