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comprehensive school

1. Chiefly Brit a secondary school for children of all abilities from the same district
2. Eastern Canadian another name for composite school
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In addition to the Comprehensive School Health Education Program, administered by OERI, the Department administers other programs that support school health-related activities.
Under the plans, Tonyrefail Comprehensive School and Tonyrefail Primary School would close to create a new three to 19 middle school on the site of the existing Tonyrefail Comprehensive School.
We urge the Committee to require federal agencies to coordinate such funds through comprehensive health education programs, and we recommend that an Office of Comprehensive School Health Education be created to oversee systematic coordination among federal agencies, state and local departments of education, and departments of health.
the city of krefeld intends to expand and rebuild a fifth comprehensive school in krefeld-oppum.
The purpose-built comprehensive, which opened in 1982, is an English medium mixed comprehensive school for children aged 11 to 16 serving pupils in the town of Pontarddulais and surrounding villages.
Comprehensive schools, by their very nature, exist everywhere and cater for everybody, generally in a fairly tight catchment area.
Ki Jurdison, 12, Boldon Comprehensive School pupil, of Boldon, said: "I enjoy riding my bike.
ERIC Descriptors: Sexuality; Health Promotion; Parent Role; Comprehensive School Health Education; Primary Sources; School Nurses; Sex Education; Role; Program Development; Pregnancy; At Risk Persons; Student Behavior; Social Influences; Social Attitudes
As any casual reader of the nation's newspapers knows, or thinks she knows, Britain has become a less socially mobile society in recent decades, and much of the blame lies with the comprehensive school system.
Almost twice as many private and grammar school pupils (38 per cent and 37 per cent respectively) took maths A-level compared with their comprehensive school peers (21 per cent).
LAST Friday sawthe demise of the school known as Croxteth community comprehensive school, bringing to a conclusion a process of eradication of the last vestiges of a truly comprehensive system of education in the area.

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