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 Jacobs served on the Buffalo school board for seven years, founded one of the city’s first charter schools and helped start a charity that awards scholarships to low-income children to attend private schools. Joanna Slater, Washington Post, 25 July 2022 The interactions with minors and downloads occurred between January 2021 — when Organista took his position on the school board — and June 2021, according to court documents. Kolbie Peterson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 15 June 2022 Martinez works for Congressman Juan Vargas and serves on the San Ysidro school board. David Garrick, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 June 2022 The District 3 Board of Supervisors seat is up for grabs, as are seats on the Los Angeles school board. Los Angeles Times, 7 June 2022 That plan was reiterated at a school board meeting Friday night, but parents were left with no clear answers on the board’s plans to address the aftermath of the shooting. Elizabeth Wolfe, CNN, 6 June 2022 Incumbent District 1 Board of Education member Jasmine Bowles will face Monica Hooker for her seat on the school board. Leon Stafford, ajc, 9 May 2022 At the time the video was posted Saturday evening, John Gray was serving his fifth term on the school board. Madeline Mitchell, The Enquirer, 29 Apr. 2022 Gauthier, who’s served on the school board since 2015, filed her council candidacy paperwork last Thursday, a day before the April 15 filing deadline. Jason Fontelieu, Baltimore Sun, 22 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of school board

1836, in the meaning defined above

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4 Aug 2022

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“School board.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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