direct-grant school


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direct-grant school

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(Education) (in Britain, formerly) a school financed by endowment, fees, and a state grant conditional upon admittance of a percentage of nonpaying pupils nominated by the local education authority
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Noun1.direct-grant school - formerly a school that charged tuition fees and also received government grants in return for admitting certain non-paying students who were nominated by the local authorities
school - an educational institution; "the school was founded in 1900"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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