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state school

n
(Education) any school maintained by the state, in which education is free
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state school

n (Brit) → scuola statale
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"State school pupils have been treated like guinea pigs whilst many independent schools have gamed the system, insulating their institutions and their pupils against these changes."
Oxford has offered 59.2% of places to state school pupils, compared with 55.6% last year, 51.4% in 2005 and 48.1% in 1995.
The call came as research shows that private school pupils are three times as likely to appeal a grade as state school pupils.
The improving state school standards mean increasing numbers of parents who have the money to educate their children privately are opting for state-run schools instead.
Manila: The House of Representatives has approved a proposal that would regard services rendered by state school teachers during elections as voluntary rather than compulsory.
The proportion of undergraduate students who attended state school has actually fallen at both the University of Birmingham and Warwick University, a new study has revealed.
The most important factor in the home buyers' wish list for any family with young children is the proximity of good state schools. With the average cost of sending a child to a private school almost pounds 13,200 a year, it has become more important for home buyers to seek their new home in a good state school catchment.
Duncan led Chicago's state school system before he became education secretary.
The cost of property near the 50 best schools is 35% higher than that in the rest of the UK, with the most expensive catchment area for a top state school found around the Henrietta Barnett School in north London.
The National School Boards Association (NSBA) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) have partnered in an effort to help state school boards associations work with local school boards to improve science, math, and technology programs in schools.
John Bell, 58, a bus driver from Stockton, said: "I was in a state school, my bairns were in a state school and my grandbairns were in a state school and I have absolutely no complaints at all."
The ensuing dialogue focused on expanding the group to other local counselor educators, to representatives from the state school counselor association, and to directors of school counseling programs interested in focusing on school counseling advocacy.