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A local board or authority responsible for the provision and maintenance of schools.
- ‘These include not only your city council members but also your local school boards.’
- ‘I guess the school board thought that football was too much for our high schoolers to handle.’
- ‘The White County school board voted in July to end all noncurricular clubs.’
- ‘They have enjoyed modest success in the races for less powerful positions, such as school boards and city councils.’
- ‘To do that, it needed to take financial independence away from local school boards.’
- ‘They are ‘private schools’ with a charter granted by a local school board or a county or state board.’
- ‘This was especially significant given the fact that most tribes had little or no support from local school boards and had limited opportunities for even the most rudimentary education.’
- ‘For instance, running for a seat on the local school board would be a good start.’
- ‘Local institutional review boards, school boards, and clinics approved the study.’
- ‘A number of local school boards in 20 states around the country, most notably the state board in Kansas, have been considering incorporating intelligent design into their academic curricula.’
- ‘Many local school boards, meanwhile, seem to regard charter schools the same way the movie moguls of old looked at the arrival of television: as the enemy that must be resisted at every turn.’
- ‘The question now is whether Wall Street - and local school boards - will give Whittle time to deliver on what still looks like a promising solution.’
- ‘The ruling also highlights, once again, the conundrum local school boards face under Alberta's education system.’
- ‘They were called public schools because school boards administered them, but tuition was still required.’
- ‘She's trailing in the polls approaching Election Day and the municipal tax base doesn't have the funds to cover the rising costs at local school boards.’
- ‘The reorganisations that later occurred were to lead to a progressively wider range of powers and functions being delegated to local authorities and to statutory boards, e.g., school boards.’
- ‘Secondary education was spread yet further by the second key development instigated by school boards, namely evening classes.’
- ‘But I have recently observed how elected library boards and school boards and town planning authorities give the electors pride of possession and confer a visible sense of obligation on board members and employees.’
- ‘Some time ago, as president of a local school board, I compared the lifetime wages of male and female teachers.’
- ‘The state board's standards determine what is on statewide tests, but local school boards decide what is actually taught and which textbooks are used.’
school board/ˈsko͞ol ˌbô(ə)rd/
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