in school

idiom

US
: attending school as a student
My parents won't let me get a job while I'm in school.

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Recent Examples on the Web Carter said these disruptions can affect a child’s ability to trust and form attachments, stay connected to their siblings and keep up in school. Stephannie Stokes, ProPublica, 1 Apr. 2024 Reid is back in school studying computer science and data science, and has rekindled her love for music. Jo Yurcaba, NBC News, 31 Mar. 2024 Texas Woman’s University basketball (34-4) is in the midst of its most successful season in school history. Lawrence Dow, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 28 Mar. 2024 Arizona Autism United, Phoenix, $7,500 To empower more than 200 children with developmental disabilities to reach their goals at home, in school, and in their communities with the help of early intervention services and educational support. Alexis Waiss, The Arizona Republic, 17 Mar. 2024 West Valley College completed its perfect season by beating the College of the Sequoias 59-51 on Sunday afternoon in the California community college championship game, earning the first state title in school history. Bay Area News Group, The Mercury News, 17 Mar. 2024 On the other hand, students with early diagnosis and adequate support are more likely to succeed in school. Suzie Glassman, Parents, 15 Mar. 2024 White Americans who liked the idea of equality but did not want descendants of slavery moving next door to them, competing for their jobs or sitting near their children in school were exceptionally primed for this repositioning. Nikole Hannah-Jones, New York Times, 13 Mar. 2024 Screening embryos for more complex conditions could eventually lead to scientists providing estimates about the likelihood of embryos having blue eyes, excelling in school or playing sports. Amy Dockser Marcus, WSJ, 13 Mar. 2024

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“In school.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20school. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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