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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She ends up hiring Laura (Genea Charpentier) as a full-time nanny so she can get extra money for her family and go to correspondence school.
After being counselled by her mother and her teacher, Brahmanand Saraswati, she resumed her education and appeared for her board exams through correspondence school after a gap of four years.She skipped six grades.
While the interaction is regular (that is the mentor's role), because the mentor is not a subject-matter expert it is not substantive, and WGU is therefore a correspondence school.
The Correspondence School is getting a $4 million cut, while ERO, which has an important role in holding schools to account, received a drop in funding of over 10 per cent.
He first enrolled into the Correspondence School of Illustrating in New York and then studied at the New York School of Art known as the Chase School, later switching to painting class.
In her introductory essay, she describes Johnson's epistolary preoccupations, telling us that the ephemera-stuffed envelopes the artist sent to members of his "Correspondence School" contained sweepings that were specific to each letter s recipient.
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.
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. Tracing the centralisation of our educations system since the 1970s, Mills notes that distance and time allow a "standing back" look at earlier events.
The article's title is "Correspondence Study and the 'Crime of the Century': Helen Williams, Nathan Leopold, and the Stateville Correspondence School." The author is Editorial Advisory Board member Von Pittman.
The September 1973 issue of FILE printed the obituary of the New York Correspondence School, or rather a letter from Ray Johnson (and one from Robert Cumming as well) "resigning" from the correspondence movement.