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board of education

n. pl. boards of education
A school board.
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board′ of educa′tion


n.
an appointive or elective body that directs and administers chiefly primary and secondary public schools.
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Noun1.board of education - a board in charge of local public schoolsboard of education - a board in charge of local public schools
board - a committee having supervisory powers; "the board has seven members"
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