- 1 (para fumar) pipe fumar (en) pipa to smoke a pipe fumarse a algn en pipa (RPl) [familiar/colloquial] to take sb for a ride [colloquial/familiar] fumar la pipa de la paz to smoke the pipe of peace
- 3 (Esp) (semilla — de sandía, mandarina) pip; (— de girasol, calabaza) seed ni para pipas (Esp) [familiar/colloquial], no tengo ni para pipas I'm broke [colloquial/familiar] con ese dinero no le da or llega ni para pipas that money won't go very far o get him very far pasarlo pipa (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] to have a fantastic o great time [colloquial/familiar], to have a whale of a time [colloquial/familiar]
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The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.