day school

noun

Definition of day school

: an elementary or secondary school held on weekdays specifically : a private school without boarding facilities

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This is Charlotte's first year at the day school with her brother. Rachel Epstein, Marie Claire, "Prince George and Princess Charlotte's Back-to-School Pictures Are Here," 5 Sep. 2019 As a wave of anti-Semitic incidents rises both in Massachusetts and beyond, Jewish day schools, community centers, and houses of worship are seeking out funding for advanced security measures that once would have seemed unthinkable. Matt Stout, BostonGlobe.com, "Jewish schools, synagogues seek state grants to improve security," 18 Aug. 2019 Leka, unlike Ari, attended a fantastic day school for puppies and became the ideal trail dog—an enthusiastic partner for any backpacking or running project. Kathryn Miles, Outside Online, "How to Introduce Your New Dog to Your Old Dog," 14 Aug. 2019 The iCenter is a a national Israel education organization, and its initiative aims to improve Israel experiences and education in Jewish day schools. Sergio Carmona, sun-sentinel.com, "Initiative expands Israel education at Cooper City school," 14 June 2019 Government boarding schools cost about $289 per school year, day school about $120, according to government data. Sarah Maslin Nir, New York Times, "In Ghana, Free High School Brings Opportunity and Grumbling," 15 June 2019 And many Jewish day schools are known for their rigorous academics. Katie Honan, WSJ, "State Issues New Curriculum Guidelines in Wake of Yeshiva Probe," 20 Nov. 2018 Prosecutors say David Turpin filled out forms yearly saying the children were receiving a full-time education in a private day school. Washington Post, "California dad pleads not guilty to perjury in torture case," 18 May 2018 As a kid attending a conservative Jewish day school, Finck was a social outcast who connected more with nature than with people, and drew instinctively and constantly. Julia Felsenthal, Vogue, "In a New Graphic Memoir, Liana Finck Traces Her Own Origin Story," 18 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of day school

1718, in the meaning defined above

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