further education

noun

Definition of further education 

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For farmers looking for immediate assistance, the state paid $100 for the first permit while continuing to push for non-lethal methods and further education for farmers about dealing with the birds. Jordyn Hermani, Indianapolis Star, "Black vultures are eating cows alive. But it's difficult to legally kill the birds.," 13 July 2018 Women in Music is a 33-year-old global non-profit focused on furthering education and professional development for women working in music. Billboard Staff, Billboard, "Interscope Execs Lead Panel for Women on How to Make It in the Music Business," 6 July 2018 Proceeds from the art fair help support nonprofit organizations in Waukesha County and fund scholarships for Kettle Moraine High School seniors pursuing further education in art, music, drama or dance. Chris Foran, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "What to do in Milwaukee this weekend: Irish Fest, A La Carte at the Zoo," 17 Aug. 2017 The Board of Selectmen will award up to six $500 scholarships to Upton students who demonstrate a need and intend to pursue further education in a municipal or public-service field, or who identify past involvement in public service activities. Rachel Lebeaux, BostonGlobe.com, "Upton scholarships application deadline April 12," 4 Apr. 2018 Scholarships are for graduating high school seniors who are pursuing further education in resource conservation, environmental sciences or agriculture. Laura Groch, sandiegouniontribune.com, "North County School News, March 29," 29 Mar. 2018 The scholarships are directed to students at the Medina County Career Center, students at Wadsworth High School enrolled in a Four Cities Vocational Compact program or a home schooler planning on pursuing further education in a career tech field. 'sam' Boyer/special To Cleveland.com, cleveland.com, "This bug has been brutal and brings back memories: Whit and Whimsey," 19 Jan. 2018 More than 66 percent of young adults on the spectrum do not secure a job or enroll in further education during the first two years after high school. Deborah Rudacille, Slate Magazine, "The Twentysomething Cliff Is Much Worse When You’re Autistic," 3 Apr. 2017 In addition, Hov's philanthropic work has been highly documented through his Shawn Carter Foundation, which works to further education for those with socio-economic hardships. Carl Lamarre, Billboard, "JAY-Z to Receive 2018 Grammy Salute to Industry Icons Award," 31 Oct. 2017

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1937, in the meaning defined above

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further education

noun

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: courses of study for adults

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