school committee

noun

Definition of school committee

Examples of school committee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tristan Niedzielski, 17, a high school senior from Marlborough, decided to skip Model U.N. this year and instead signed up to work on two campaigns, one for a seat in the state House of Representatives, and one for a regional school committee. Ellen Barry New York Times, Star Tribune, 19 May 2021 Tristan Niedzielski, 17, a high school senior from Marlborough, decided to skip Model U.N. this year and instead signed up to work on two campaigns, one for a seat in the State House of Representatives, and one for a regional school committee. New York Times, 19 May 2021 Jeri Robinson, a school committee member who is also serving on the funding commission, has heard concerns that the parent and student voices on the commission won’t represent the full student community. BostonGlobe.com, 3 May 2021 In 2011, when the city did seek community opinion on changing the structure of school committee elections, voters rejected the idea 52-48 percent. BostonGlobe.com, 23 Apr. 2021 Sixty percent of Worcester Public School students are Black or Latino, but the school committee is all white and has been for most of its history. BostonGlobe.com, 23 Apr. 2021 In this 27,000-person suburb north of Boston, the question of whether to eliminate Wakefield Memorial High School’s Native American Warrior logo has morphed from a school committee discussion into a full-fledged and vitriolic political campaign. BostonGlobe.com, 12 Apr. 2021 It was slated for renaming because the school committee mistakenly thought it was named after a conquistador. Los Angeles Times, 6 Apr. 2021 Last fall, the local school committee backtracked, turning the Monument Valley Middle Regional Middle School into W.E.B. Du Bois Regional. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 25 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of school committee

1787, in the meaning defined above

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“School committee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/school%20committee. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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