approved school


Definition of approved school

: a school for juvenile delinquents

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Recent Examples on the Web Six districts in the east metro are asking voters to approve school levies this fall. Christopher Magan, Twin Cities, "Here’s where Minnesota schools get their money and how it is spent," 27 Oct. 2019 So far only 33 school staff members are approved school marshals. Alejandra Matos, Houston Chronicle, "Texas schools armed 33 staff members through School Marshal program," 28 June 2018 SCHOOL FUNDING Maryland will move the authority of approving school construction money from the Board of Public Works to a state commission. Washington Post, "A look at bills approved by the Maryland General Assembly," 9 Apr. 2018 Lawmakers passed a bill to move the authority of approving school construction money away from the Board of Public Works, which includes the governor, comptroller and treasurer, to a state commission. Washington Post, "Hogan signs bills on health care, school safety," 10 Apr. 2018 School boards across the state began debating and then approving school cancellations to support the Monday strike date proposed by the Oklahoma Education Assn. Matt Pearce,, "Red-state revolt continues: Teachers strike in Oklahoma and protest in Kentucky," 3 Apr. 2018 The program was simple: The school board would individually approve school employees who already held state concealed handgun licenses to participate in the program and the district would provide them with extra training. David Thweatt, Anchorage Daily News, "I’m a superintendent. My school district decided to arm teachers.," 23 Mar. 2018 Engler said Kenney was in full support of Council’s getting power to approve school board members, given its stepping up over the last five years to fund schools when the state would not do so., "Mayor to seize control of Philly schools - and pay for them," 1 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of approved school

1932, in the meaning defined above

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“Approved school.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of approved school

British : a special school in past times for children who committed crimes

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