school district


Definition of school district 

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

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Fans will be allowed on campus from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m., according to the school district’s news release. Rick Kambic,, "Chicago Bears announce ticketing process for practice at Vernon Hills High School," 11 July 2018 The county requires charter applicants to file a letter of intent to the school district by May 1 and an application in early January of the following year. Liz Bowie,, "Proposed Baltimore County charter school takes application fight to state officials," 10 July 2018 Stigger also pointed out that some of the people who would lose their jobs live in Gary and send their children to the school district. Karen Caffarini, Post-Tribune, "Labor leaders question removing some Gary school unions," 22 June 2018 Cameron Real Estate of Cleveland is handling the purchase for the school district while Colliers International is managing the sale. Vanesa Brashier, Houston Chronicle, "Cleveland ISD board OKs purchase of new admin office," 21 June 2018 Of the 108 officers needed in Palm Beach County, 75 have been hired, according to the school district, while 33 are on track to be hired. Lois K. Solomon,, "South Florida school districts scrambling to hire police officers," 20 June 2018 The winners of each school district’s teacher-of-the-year award — who were also honored at the gala — received $10,000. Leslie Postal,, "Florida's Teacher of the Year: Glades teacher wins top honor," 14 July 2018 This fall, residents in Alpharetta, Mountain Park, Milton, Johns Creek, Roswell, and those who live in the Fulton County school district will have the opportunity to vote on exemptions that would limit value increases to 3 percent a year. Arielle Kass, ajc, "Property taxes expected to rise in Fulton County and cities," 11 July 2018 Also, the commission agreed Tuesday that Cruz’s participation in the Broward County school district’s Promise Program in 2013 played no part in the shooting. Terry Spencer,, "Official says Florida shooting suspect’s mom let him buy gun," 11 July 2018

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1809, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of school district

: an area or region containing the schools that a school board is in charge of

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