Definition of school board in English:

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school board

Pronunciation: /ˈsko͞ol ˌbô(ə)rd/

noun

North American or historical
A local board or authority responsible for the provision and maintenance of schools.
Example sentences
  • The White County school board voted in July to end all noncurricular clubs.
  • They are ‘private schools’ with a charter granted by a local school board or a county or state board.
  • But I have recently observed how elected library boards and school boards and town planning authorities give the electors pride of possession and confer a visible sense of obligation on board members and employees.
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