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county school

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Pronunciation: /kaʊntiˈskuːl
 
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Definition of county school in English:

noun

(In the UK) a school that is established and funded by the local education authority.
Example sentences
  • However, she said that the council were in favour of the site being used as a county school rather than a Church of England school, as this would mean a more inclusive system for local children.
  • In one ongoing case, a former pupil is suing the county school board after being barred from singing at her graduation ceremony because of the song's references to faith and God.
  • But county school leaders said teachers were responsible enough to handle the controversial material sensitively.

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