grade school


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grade-schooler \ ˈgrād-​ˌskü-​lər \ noun

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Because most of us are not given a financial education from grade school up. Chloé Braithwaite, SELF, "5 Questions With a Financial Therapist," 21 Sep. 2018 Cincinnati Waldorf School opened its grade school in Clifton in 1973 and moved to Mariemont in 2013. Jeanne Houck,, "Cincinnati Waldorf School to open temporary high school in Madisonville," 22 June 2018 Shortstop Francisco Lindor grew up in Caguas before moving to the United States, and presented the donation check to student leaders at his old grade school in Gurabo, according to Khadrice Rollins,, "Indians Donate One Playoff Share Toward Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria Recovery," 17 Apr. 2018 Its grade school students currently go on to attend a number of public, parochial and private schools in the Greater Cincinnati area. Jeanne Houck,, "Cincinnati Waldorf School to open temporary high school in Madisonville," 22 June 2018 The State Board of Education tentatively adopted a controversial new method for how Indiana will grade schools in coming years. Arika Herron, Indianapolis Star, "State board members question transparency in move to change to school A-F grades," 10 Jan. 2018 Makelle, a grade school reading specialist, and her husband Jared, from Santaquin, Utah, went to the doctor for a routine sonogram. Caroline Alkire, Good Housekeeping, "Coolest Baby Ever Flashes Rock 'n' Roll Sign During Sonogram," 2 Mar. 2017 Strong winds have torn the roof off a Kansas grade school cafeteria and deposited its remains in an adjacent parking lot. Fox News, "No one hurt when strong winds blow roof off Kansas school," 5 Apr. 2018 As early as grade school, Hrnjak had shown a talent for painting and three-dimensional art that landed him in the pages of the San Gabriel Valley Tribune several times. Pam Kragen,, "Escondido's influential tiki man 'Bosko' is subject of new film," 8 July 2018

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First Known Use of grade school

1869, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of grade school was in 1869

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: a school including the first six or the first eight grades

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