school committee

noun

Examples of school committee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The school committee was meeting in executive session Saturday and planned a public vote Wednesday. The Associated Press, arkansasonline.com, 4 Feb. 2024 The law was enforced by agents of the school committee—truant officers—with fines of up to five dollars per week. Alec MacGillis, The New Yorker, 8 Jan. 2024 The law was enforced by agents of the school committee — truant officers — with fines of up to $5 per week. Alec MacGillis, ProPublica, 8 Jan. 2024 Meanwhile, Boston City Council has been meeting in person since Feb. 2022, and many other municipal boards and school committees around the state have long since resumed meeting in-person, albeit with now-routine hybrid set-ups. Christopher Huffaker, BostonGlobe.com, 13 Sep. 2023 Attendees milled about outside Brockton High School after the school committee meeting went into an executive session. Deanna Pan, BostonGlobe.com, 1 Sep. 2023 The vast majority of Rhode Island municipalities have elected school committees. Steph MacHado, BostonGlobe.com, 8 Aug. 2023 Testa, the school committee chairperson, said the school system never agreed to let the city hold onto extra state education funding this year. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 4 Aug. 2023 The address given for two of the council members is 145 Taunton Ave., which is City Hall, and the address given for the school committee member is 1998 Pawtucket Ave., which appears to be the East Providence High School vicinity. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 20 July 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1787, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of school committee was in 1787

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“School committee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/school%20committee. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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