normal school

noun

Definition of normal school 

: a usually 2-year school for training chiefly elementary teachers

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In response to outrage from parents, the mayor halted special transfers outside the normal school enrollment rules and ordered Wilson to draft a policy addressing concerns about the process. Perry Stein, Washington Post, "Deputy mayor resigns after allowing chancellor to bypass school lottery," 16 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of normal school

1826, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for normal school

translation of French école normale; from the fact that the first French school so named was intended to serve as a model

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