compensatory education


Definition of compensatory education

: educational programs intended to make up for experiences (such as cultural experiences) lacked by disadvantaged children

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The boy was awarded 1,200 hours of compensatory education at $60 per hour., "Feds: Fake tutor defrauded Philly schools of nearly $100K," 11 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of compensatory education

1965, in the meaning defined above

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