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preparatory school:

see schoolschool,
term commonly referring to institutions of pre-college formal education. It also properly includes colleges, universities, and many types of special training establishments (see adult education; colleges and universities; community college; vocational education).
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preparatory school

1. (in Britain) a private school, usually single-sex and for children between the ages of 6 and 13, generally preparing pupils for public school
2. (in the US) a private secondary school preparing pupils for college
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On Monday, some private and prep schools within Ufuk Education Institutions in Gaziantep's yslahiye district were also raided with a written warrant from the governor's office.
The police recently raided many other private and prep schools in Adana, Ecanakkale, Erzurum, EskiE-ehir, Gaziantep, yzmir, Niy-de, UE-ak and Zonguldak that are sympathetic to the Hizmet movement -- a faith-based social initiative inspired by Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah GE-len -- as a part of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party )government-orchestrated operation targeting the movement.
A source said that Jackson recently received information on five different prep schools and has decided to attend Bridgeton Academy in North Bridgeton, Maine.
On July 13, the Constitutional Court announced its long-awaited decision, annulling the controversial law that sought to close down prep schools by a majority vote of 12-5 on the grounds that the law represented a violation of constitutional articles related to the right to education and freedom of labor.
In a surprise move the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) government, decided in November 2013 to close down the prep schools, stirring up a massive debate.
Conversely, the pro-prep schools side argues that prep schools can help students in low quality public schools narrow the gap with their counterparts in private schools or in higher quality public schools.
Criminal lawyer Sinan Topcu also said in Wednesday's BugE-n daily report that everyone who is affected if the ministry insists on implementing the prep school ban despite the top court's ruling will have the right to file a compensation case against the ministry with the ECtHR, as a result of which Turkey could be required to pay millions of Turkish lira in compensation.
The Oaks prep will be the only prep school of its kind in the Conejo Valley, Schmidt said.
Photo (1) Ridley Scott's film "White Squall" is based on the real-life sinking 35 years ago of a square-rigged ship that served as a floating prep school.
Police officers from the Diyarbakyr Police Department and prep school directors were accused of fraud in the tender for prep schools to prepare poor children for the SBS, a charge that was investigated five years ago and dropped since during the administrative and legal investigations it was determined that no fraud took place.
Anne Dowling's fans from the previous Prep School Confidential mysteries will be thrilled to follow her on her continuing misadventures, this time inspired by her favorite teacher, Ms.
The aim is to give each child in the Prep school an opportunity to experience classroom brass lessons at some point in their school career.