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school board

n.
A local board that oversees public schools.

school board

n
1. (Education) (formerly in Britain) an elected board of ratepayers who provided local elementary schools between 1870 and 1902
2. (Education) (in the US and Canada) a local board of education

school′ board`


n.
a local board in charge of public schools.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.school board - a board in charge of local public schoolsschool board - a board in charge of local public schools
board - a committee having supervisory powers; "the board has seven members"
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THE members of the School Board in Doosnoswair being suspected of appointing female teachers for an improper consideration, the people elected a Board composed wholly of women.
But I must not allow questions of School Board politics to divert me from my subject.
On the whole therefore -- although I am not ignorant that, in many popularly elected School Boards, there is a reaction in favour of "the cheap system" as it is called -- I am myself disposed to think that this is one of the many cases in which expense is the truest economy.
Many a school board meeting was first to be split into stormy factions of conservatives fighting to hold the old, and of anarchists threatening civilization with their clamors for experimentation.
An activist organization led by school board candidate Frances Campbell Davis threatened to sue the district in 1967 over school segregation, and integration soon followed, Johnson said
In October 2000, MGS and the ANJRPC sued the school board in U.
Parents in the Island Trees Union Free School District in Nassau County, New York, presented school board members with a list of books that they found "objectionable.
Today's school board members are expected to be interest representatives, trustees for children, and delegates of the state.
In January 2001, halfway through the company's five-year contract, the San Francisco school board launched a campaign to revoke the charter and take back the school.
thought they were simply protecting all kids from harassment when the school board added two little words to its antiharassment policy: sexual orientation.
In 1994 CSBA--which comprises more than 5,000 school board members who represent more than 1,000 school districts in California--became a trailblazer for educators and school board members in need of mutual understanding.
How a school board, athletic department, and community joined forces to meet the athletic needs of the students

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