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magnet school

n.
A public school offering a specialized curriculum, often with high academic standards, to a student body representing a cross section of the community.

magnet school

n
(Education) a school that provides a focus on one subject area throughout its curriculum in order to attract, often from an early age, pupils who wish to specialize in this subject

mag′net school`


n.
a public school with a specialized program designed to draw students from throughout a community.
[1965–70]
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"Our magnet school courses will be moving to semesterlong courses in the 2021 school year," said Kinasha Brown, director of career pathways.
Among other observations, February is African-American History Month (https://africanamericanhistorymonth.gov/), Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month (https://www.acteonline.org/why-cte/cte-awareness/cte-month/), and National Magnet School Month (http://magnet.edu/events/national-magnet-schools-month).
Valued at $48.1 million, planned improvements at the high school include construction of a multipurpose athletic facility and new performing arts space.<br />Other district schools up for improvements include Friendly Hills Middle School ($17.55 million), Heritage E-STEM Magnet School ($16.8 million), Garlough Environmental Magnet School ($7.2 million), Moreland Arts & Health Sciences Magnet School ($6.9 million), and Somerset Elementary ($6.8 million).<br />Four more bond referendums are coming up in August and all are in outstate Minnesota, Abbott said.
Real-world passion projects inspired magnet school students in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to design sturdier bulletproof vests and faster sails, among other innovations.
Debra Russell, an educator at the Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology in Rockdale County.
Arabic Yoga began as a class that utilises yoga poses to teach Arabic vocabulary in the first Arabic dual-immersion programme in Texas, Arabic Immersion Magnet School (AIMS) - a QFI sponsored programme.
The ill-fated plan to create an 800-space parking lot for Worcester State University in a 15-acre ballfield/open space area behind Chandler Magnet School may be a thing of the past, but it is not being forgotten by neighbors in that area.
A 1985 study of forty-one of the one hundred magnet schools across eight New York districts provided extensive evidence of magnet school accomplishment in improving educational quality, suggesting that choice was a powerful incentive in the improvement of the New York schools (Musumeci and Szczypkowski 1991).
The recipients were Jennifer Grubb, library media specialist at the Vine Middle Magnet School in Knoxville, Tenn.; Ben Himmelfarb, library clerk at the Albany Public Library in Albany, N.Y.; Carlyn Hudson, circulation supervisor at Somerset County Library System in Iselin, N.J.; Pauline Nicholas, head of section, loans and reference at the University of the West Indies-Mona in Jamaica; and Annie Pho, academic resident librarian at the University of Illinois-Chicago.
Annie Fisher STEM Elementary Magnet School, Hartford
Great Path Academy is an inter-district magnet school managed by Hartford Public Schools.
One in four white elementary school students attends a selective enrollment or magnet school this year, the Reporter found, while only 14 percent of African-American and 10 percent of Latino students go to top schools.