industrial school

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indus′trial school`

1. a school for teaching one or more branches of industry.
2. a school for educating neglected children and training them to some form of industry.
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I could not help thinking, as we approached the gate, what an uproar would have been made in the country, if any deluded man had proposed to spend one half the money it had cost, on the erection of an industrial school for the young, or a house of refuge for the deserving old.
19 (Petra) -- His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, on Monday, joined a group of young volunteers at Mafraq Industrial School for Boys participating in the national public school maintenance campaign, which is part of Urdon Al Nakhwa initiative.
However, he agreed to the wish of his parents that the boy be sent to a 'industrial school' where, it was said, he would be educated and looked after.
His voyage of discovery also leads to Letterfrack in Connemara where he learns the harsh realities of what life was like for his grandfather who was incarcerated in its notorious industrial school.
In July 1902, in a full-page spread, "Brandon, the Wheat City," the Manitoba Free Press included a detailed description of the Brandon Industrial School. "Educating the Young Indian: Brandon Industrial School and Its Work of Uprising the Aboriginie" described the school and grounds in glowing terms, including its eight-acre garden, and its livestock: "six horses, thirty-two head of cattle, nineteen pigs and one hundred hens," all under the care of the boys.
Visiting the Youth Offenders Industrial School of Karachi's Central Jail, the popular Pakistani singer, humanitarian and social worker, Shehzad Roy, gave the underage inmates a few moments of happiness by performing for them.
KARACHI:United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) National Goodwill Ambassador Shehzad Roy on Tuesday performed at Youth Offenders Industrial School (YOIS), Central Prison Karachi.
The boys aged 11 and 13 were sent to an industrial school until the age of 16.
In our pictures, pupils are seen having a meal at Addison Street Day Industrial School, off Byrom Street, in 1904.
Toyota Technical Skills Academy, an affiliate industrial school, is accepting 70 students for the high school division and 120 students for the career college division for high school graduates.

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