school board


Definition of school board

: a board in charge of local public schools

Examples of school board in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In Killingly, the school board voted in 2019 to change the name Redmen to the Red Hawks as well, at the behest of students, faculty and local tribal representatives., 15 June 2021 The school board recently formed a committee to discuss a fresh start. Shawn Mcfarland,, 15 June 2021 The school board last week appointed Don Whisman to fill Taylor’s seat. San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 June 2021 The school board, in an act of defiance, unanimously voted to tell the state to keep its hands off. Alex Kotlowitz, The New Yorker, 11 June 2021 The school board previously announced a wave of new hires on May 27, in addition to its previous hire of Greg Johnson as new superintendent. Steve Schering,, 11 June 2021 But as rumors have swirled that the district is using the academic framework in classrooms, the school board decided to address it head-on. Paulina Pineda, The Arizona Republic, 10 June 2021 The school board, in a unanimous vote, also vowed to fully reopen in August. Jill Tucker, San Francisco Chronicle, 10 June 2021 Donning fierce hoop earrings and leopard pumps, Tatiana Ibrahim let the school board have it. James Freeman, WSJ, 9 June 2021

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First Known Use of school board

1836, in the meaning defined above

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17 Jun 2021

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“School board.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of school board

US : a group of people who are in charge of local schools


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