school district


Definition of school district

: a unit for administration of a public-school system often comprising several towns within a state

Examples of school district in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Guetschow, identified by both the Kenosha Unified School District and the Kenosha Police Department, resigned from his position with the school district, but remains an officer with the police department, CNN previously reported. Omar Jimenez, CNN, 12 May 2022 Seminole County bought the Rosenwald property — a relic of the school segregation era — in late 2019 from the school district for $1.75 million with plans to turn it into a community center. Martin E. Comas, Orlando Sentinel, 5 May 2022 The case started when Mchomvu filed a racial harassment complaint with the school district in October 2020. Alec Johnson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 2 May 2022 The hearing was on the adoption of a trustee area boundary map for the school district. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 May 2022 But attorney for the school district, Rachel Laser, sees things differently. Taylor Wilson, USA TODAY, 25 Apr. 2022 The sustainability officer for the school district is Tim Cole, who’s not the prototypical eco-advocate. Andrea Stanley, Anchorage Daily News, 14 Apr. 2022 An unheralded recruit, Haskins was discovered by then-running backs coach Jay Harbaugh, who was impressed with the power back’s talent and sold on the incredible feedback from people in the school district. Michael Cohen, Detroit Free Press, 30 Apr. 2022 In the 1970s and ’80s, Long Beach voters and officials in the school district made several decisions that helped guide the city through these changes. New York Times, 28 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of school district

1809, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of school district was in 1809

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15 May 2022

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“School district.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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