further education


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Recent Examples on the Web The couple said they’ve contacted elected officials as well as their local school districts to further education for teens and parents. Kate Thayer, chicagotribune.com, "Parents of New Lenox teen hospitalized on her way to college call for statewide ban on flavored vaping products," 5 Sep. 2019 City Councilman Chaim Deutsch, who chairs the council’s Jewish caucus, applauded the opening of the hate crime prevention office and called for further education to combat hate. Ben Sales, sun-sentinel.com, "In Orthodox Jewish Brooklyn, a spate of assaults feels all too familiar," 4 Sep. 2019 Josh Rosen being put in there and the young guards getting further education are really the headliners of a trivial night. Dave Hyde, sun-sentinel.com, "Hyde5: Do Dolphins have deal with Houston — but not with Clowney?," 29 Aug. 2019 Antonio Brown's furniture-throwing incident from last year is going to cost him -- and at least some of the money is going toward furthering education. Chris Bumbaca, USA TODAY, "Antonio Brown lawsuit: Settlement includes money for college tuition in furniture-throwing incident," 9 July 2019 Of course, the best reward is knowing that the company’s innovative access model and tools are helping to further education across the country and the world. Jessica Levy, Cincinnati.com, "Cengage improves affordable access to quality learning with digital subscription," 7 June 2019 Taking over the patronage from Queen Elizabeth, Meghan will support students from over 500 further education institutions across more than 50 Commonwealth countries in her new role. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Braves the Snow in Oscar de la Renta for Royal Visit to Bristol," 1 Feb. 2019 Yet the opportunity for further education prompts ugly, violent controversies within their individual families. Julie Kosin, Harper's BAZAAR, "In My Brilliant Friend, Education Offers a Dangerous Escape from Poverty," 20 Nov. 2018 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

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1937, in the meaning defined above

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10 Oct 2019

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English Language Learners Definition of further education

British : courses of study for adults

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