trade school


: a secondary school teaching the skilled trades

Examples of trade school in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Noah already has been accepted into an architecture program with Glendale Community College and San Diego State University, while Valentina is thinking about a trade school for training as a medical assistant. Teresa Watanabe, Los Angeles Times, 19 Mar. 2024 Ford was in Milwaukee for the 2024 Black Excellence Awards Feb. 23 which honored the success of Black residents and raised funds for 12 Black high school students going to college or a trade school. Ricardo Torres, Journal Sentinel, 28 Feb. 2024 Some of these include K-12 costs, a first car (this is scary to think about), college or trade school or a wedding. Nolan Keim, Kansas City Star, 28 Feb. 2024 This small balance requirement is designed to primarily target those who went to community colleges, and vocational or trade schools. Adam S. Minsky, Forbes, 21 Feb. 2024 Available to a Clawson high student who wants to continue his or her education in college or trade school, the award is meant to help students who share her qualities. Georgea Kovanis, Detroit Free Press, 11 Feb. 2024 Whether that future includes going to college, trade school, starting their own businesses, or another path. Charlotte Observer, 8 Feb. 2024 South Bay trade schools see boom in enrollment South Bay trade schools see boom in enrollment 02:57 Americans are increasingly skeptical of the value of a post-secondary education at a time when college attendance costs are soaring. Aimee Picchi, CBS News, 20 Feb. 2024 Global education initiatives, such as the trade school in Sierra Leone, focus on broadening educational and cultural horizons, Hayden said. The Courier-Journal, 25 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1829, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trade school was in 1829

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“Trade school.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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trade school

: a secondary school teaching the skilled trades

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