urban district


Definition of urban district

: a subdivision of an administrative county especially in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland

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Providence spent nearly $18,400 per pupil in 2018, by state data, in the range of some urban districts. Leslie Brody, WSJ, "After Biting Report, Providence Looks to Lift Failing School District," 10 July 2019 John Warner, an urban district forester with the Texas A&M Forest Service, the group that manages the W.G. Jones State Forest, helps to plan these events. Jane Stueckemann, Houston Chronicle, "‘Forest bathing’ at W.G. Jones forest intended to lower stress," 19 July 2019 Last year, Kansas schools had more than 600 vacant positions, many in rural areas and the state’s most urban districts. USA TODAY, "Whiskey webs, alien abductions, goldfish invasion: News from around our 50 states," 25 June 2019 The influence of Le Corbusier is felt especially in the new urban districts that China has slapped up over the past four decades. Andrew Moore, National Geographic, "To build the cities of the future, we must get out of our cars," 17 June 2019 But perceptions that New has been too conservative for the urban district were common themes this time among voters who backed Hinds. John Aguilar, The Denver Post, "Denver City Council incumbents feel the heat in runoff, clerk’s race flips in final vote tally," 4 June 2019 The growth has slowed, but Alexander said the results show that Washington is the fastest-improving urban district in fourth-grade math. Perry Stein, Washington Post, "Students in Washington region show little change in national test scores," 10 Apr. 2018 The biennial Report Card and its companion Trial Urban District Assessment measure math and reading performance of fouth- and eighth-graders across the country, including those in 27 urban districts. Clara Hatcher, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wisconsin students' scores stagnant in 2017 National Report Card," 16 Apr. 2018 While Miami-Dade students largely outperformed their peers in the 26 other urban districts that participated in the assessment, the eighth-grade results weren't as impressive as those of the fourth-graders. Kyra Gurney, miamiherald, "Miami-Dade's 4th-graders stand out among big-city students in reading and math test | Miami Herald," 10 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of urban district

1840, in the meaning defined above

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