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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Detroit is far from the only school district potentially sending that message. Beth Mole, Ars Technica, "Lead in US school water “disturbing”—Detroit just shut off all fountains," 31 Aug. 2018 Out of the 95 burial sites identified thus far, 48 have been exhumed, according to a statement from the school district. Madeline Farber, Fox News, "Texas construction workers discover remains of 95 African-American laborers from early 20th century," 18 July 2018 Gadd has overseen finances in a number of Phoenix-area school districts, including Gilbert Public Schools, Roosevelt School District, Washington Elementary, Glendale Elementary and Dysart Unified. Lorraine Longhi, azcentral, "Here's who is leading Scottsdale schools in the wake of controversy," 12 July 2018 The two also received letters of reprimand from the school district for the incident, which happened during the 2016-17 school year, district spokeswoman Nadine Drew said. Scott Travis,, "Broward school administrators disciplined for 'fraudulent' class size reporting," 2 July 2018 Related stories from Fort Worth Star Telegram Texas Democrat: 'There's a special place in hell' for leaders who didn't stop family separations The children attend on-site lessons with a teacher from the Fort Worth school district, Cortney said. Diane Smith And Anna M. Tinsley, star-telegram, "Fort Worth shelter has seen a 'revolving door' of immigrant children," 27 June 2018 All that is required is a letter from the school district stating the students’ lunches for the recent school year were provided free or at reduced costs., "Free lunches available to children this summer," 19 June 2018 Newmeyer is one of more than 100 employees retiring from the Elgin-area school district at the end of the school year. Rafael Guerrero, Elgin Courier-News, "More than 100 U46 employees retire as school year ends: 'Will I miss my kids? Totally. I get teared up thinking of them.'," 25 May 2018 The average sampling recorded was 0.056 mg/L, or 56 ppb, while the EPA maximum contaminant level goal for mercury is set at 0.002, mg/L or 2 ppb, a statement from the school district said. Detroit Free Press Staff, Detroit Free Press, "Rochester school officials: Water is safe," 22 May 2018

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First Known Use of school district

1809, in the meaning defined above

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

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