uncertified

adjective
un·cer·ti·fied | \ ˌən-ˈsər-tə-ˌfīd \

Definition of uncertified 

: not endorsed, confirmed, guaranteed, or attested authoritatively : not certified an uncertified teacher an uncertified check

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Prior to Carlos Herrera’s release in May, the Department of Community Supervision provided an uncertified interpreter to discuss re-entry. Washington Post, "Lawsuit: Georgia is denying equal access for deaf inmates," 20 June 2018 The idea behind charters was to loosen rules and regulations that might hinder innovation, allowing them to hire uncertified teachers for example. Emmanuel Felton, NBC News, "'It's like a black and white thing': How some elite charter schools exclude minorities," 17 June 2018 Like dozens of uncertified officers and patrolmen across Alaska, Brent Norton earned a living as someone the community put trust in to keep things safe. Anchorage Daily News, "From criminal to cop, and back again, in Alaska’s most vulnerable villages," 9 June 2018 The preliminary, uncertified results show De León received 34% in the 24th Senate District. Sarah D. Wire, latimes.com, "Kevin de León lost his own state Senate district in Tuesday's U.S. Senate primary," 8 June 2018 The members were denied proper health care and children were educated in the group’s uncertified schools, Ross alleged. Tom Jackman, Washington Post, "Human trafficking victim, forced to work 10 years for no pay, awarded $8 million by federal judge," 30 May 2018 There’s a reason the prep schools attended by Barack Obama (Punahou), both Presidents Bush (Phillips Academy), Chelsea Clinton ( Sidwell Friends ) and John Kerry (St. Paul’s) hire uncertified teachers. Robert Maranto, WSJ, "Pay Teachers More—but Make Sure They Earn It," 21 May 2018 Some of those schools provide multiple-grade classrooms and uncertified teachers; others have no teachers, and leave kids to work alone on computers or from worksheets. Samantha Melamed, Philly.com, "'We should have done more to protect you.' Kids in placement describe abuse, isolation and lack of education," 17 May 2018 Unfortunately, the law is typically not followed by uncertified managers. Kelly G. Richardson, sandiegouniontribune.com, "HOA Homefront: Is the manager of homeowners association licensed?," 12 May 2018

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1681, in the meaning defined above

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