training school

noun

Definition of training school

1 : a school preparing students for a particular occupation
2 : a correctional institution for the custody and reeducation of juvenile delinquents

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Norland College is known as the most prestigious nanny-training school in the world. Annabelle Spranklen, Town & Country, "Here's What It Takes to Become a Nanny for the British Royal Family," 9 Mar. 2019 Some North Korean military officials who stayed after sanctions tightened moved from an air base near the capital to remote locations, including a pilot-training school in eastern Uganda, Ugandan military officers say. Joe Parkinson, WSJ, "Never Take Their Photos: Tracking the Commandos, North Korea’s Secret Export," 9 Dec. 2018 That money would be set aside for the state’s fire training schools and the firefighters’ cancer relief fund. Christopher Keating, courant.com, "Police Chiefs Oppose Expansion Of Fireworks Sales In Connecticut," 17 Apr. 2018 Al-Shabab said three children were killed in this latest airstrike, and an elder in the town told The Associated Press that several young al-Shabab recruits were dead and the training school run by the extremists was largely destroyed. Abdi Guled, Fox News, "Somali officials: Airstrike kills or hurts several al-Shabab," 19 Sep. 2018 One will address implicit bias based on stereotypes by supporting special training programs in medical, nursing, and other training schools. Abby Gardner, Glamour, "Black Women Are Dying During Childbirth. Sen. Kamala Harris Is Working to Change That.," 23 Aug. 2018 Joining Burgess and Chancellor of Higher Education John Carey in backing the bill have been several leaders of career training schools in the state. Patrick O'donnell, cleveland.com, "Transparency, voter voice concerns spark opposition to state education merger, limits to board," 12 Mar. 2018 At TDDS Technical Institute, an independent truck driving training school in Lake Milton, Ohio, opinion is mixed on whether lowering the age is a wise move. Heather Long, chicagotribune.com, "Amid trucker shortage, Trump team pilots program to drop driving age requirement to 18," 29 June 2018 On Thursday, Malloy lauded the closure of the training school, which opened in 2001 under Gov. John G. Rowland. Josh Kovner, courant.com, "Connecticut Juvenile Training School Closes," 12 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of training school

1712, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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