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separate school

(in Canada) a school for a large religious minority financed by its rates and administered by its own school board but under the authority of the provincial department of education
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What could be more equitable, he asked, than a system of separate schools where "out of the common public fund, to which Catholics contribute proportionately, a proportionate share is allowed for their own schools.
Historically, there have been occasional, scattered attempts to establish separate schools of accounting at universities around the state, but almost all have proved unsuccessful.
Hepburn earned the CTA'S endorsement for introducing a bill that would increase funding for Catholic schools by making it easier for Catholic businesses to earmark their taxes for separate schools.
The pounds 38m rebuilding of Broughton Hall Catholic high and Cardinal Heenan Catholic high as separate schools, but with a shared sixth-form block and other facilities.
While there were only eleven separate schools in the entire North-West Territories when they were divided into new provinces on September 1, 1905, (18) the spectre of more separate schools being formed in Alberta was not far from the minds of the Conservative Party in Red Deer and perhaps with the Liberals as well.
Boys and girls in middle and high schools will attend separate schools.
WHEN the two separate schools which later merged as Woodfield School started out they were both boarding schools.
Separate schools, separate cultures, separate lives will ultimately destroy our aim of one great city.
Skinner's female replacement divides the boys and girls into separate schools since, she says, girls can't learn math around "aggressive, obnoxious" boys.
But his larger idea--helping poor families, especially poor kids, escape concentrated poverty--highlights the crucial point that is missing from mainstream education-reform debates: that separate schools for rich and poor will never be equal.
The origins of state aid to Roman Catholic separate schools in Ontario dates (at least) to the 1863 Separate School Act, which established a share of municipal and provincial grants for the operation of such schools up to grade 10.
Since then more than 40 separate schools have been affected.
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