summer school

noun
|Updated on: 7 Aug 2018

Definition of summer school

: a school or school session conducted in summer enabling students to accelerate progress toward a diploma or degree, to make up credits lost through absence or failure, or to round out professional education

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First Known Use of summer school

1793

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SUMMER SCHOOL Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of summer school for English Language Learners

  • : special classes that are taught at a school during the summer


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