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independent school

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1. (Education) (in Britain) a school that is neither financed nor controlled by the government or local authorities
2. (in Australia) a school that is not part of the state system
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In Edinburgh today, one in four school places are in the independent sector, and many of the parents who choose to send their children to an independent school do so at considerable personal sacrifice: foregoing expensive holidays or new cars.
"Morrison's Academy still has the capacity to support other independent school operators in the future," Warren continues, adding that a co-ordinated approach could establish longer term business models for these schools - thereby helping to secure their futures.
In the national final, the first three places from the student category were won by Ahmed Adel Abdel Hafiz from Ahmed Bin Hanbal Independent School, Amna al-Muhannadi from Al Bayan Independent School, and Mohamed Samir al-Ghazal from Ali bin Jassim Independent School, respectively.
--Leander Independent School District (TX) unlimited tax school building & refunding bonds series 2007 (prerefunded maturities only);
QATAR'S Independent school initiative, which is progressive and promising, is nonetheless in danger of failing, if it does not stick to its founding principles of independence, accountability, diversity and choice, according to education expert Dr Ghazi al Rasheedi.
THE head of a North East independent school has hit out at the Government's draft GCSE league tables, due to be published today.
The 'Independent School Investment Loan' will support investment plans in schools such as renovation of buildings or building new premises, installing the latest technology or purchasing new sports equipment.
He said: "Many top university departments offering these subjects are dependent on independent school pupils for the quality of applicants they seek.
A MARRIED teacher was caught having sex with his lover in a classroom at an elite independent school.
This Independent School proclaims its autonomy from Siriana (the missionary school) and sets up a new system of education that efficiently changes perspectives.
A report published yesterday said: "The committee concluded that this leaves open the possibility that teachers who have been disciplined or even struck off by the registration body would potentially be free to teach in an independent school. This was deemed a safety loophole which the Welsh Government should close."
One study (Barsoe, 2010) points to some of the dilemmas that independent schools present to the welfare society, noting that funding 75% of independent school costs through taxes actually takes money from the unskilled worker in the factory who pays for his own child's (not so excellent) schooling to give to more affluent families to help pay for them to choose an independent primary school, which provides a better quality education than the public schools the unskilled worker's children attend.

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