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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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As a grammar, my school had an excellent record for outcomes but, after becoming part of the comprehensive system, outcomes gradually deteriorated with the school now languishing close to bottom out of some 3,000 schools.
The comprehensive system treats the non-academically gifted far worse than Secondary Modern ever did
Acquisition of different elements and equipment needed to implement a comprehensive system of bilateral collection of municipal waste.
He further said that a comprehensive system was the need of the hour aiming at wipe out all the stagnant water and filth from the hospital.
The grammar, secondary modern and tech college education of the 1950s and early 1960s prepared youngsters for the careers they were most suited for, more effectively than today's "one-size-fits-all" comprehensive system.
Grammar schools teach pupils much more than academic studies such as respect and personal discipline which is sadly lacking in the comprehensive system.
To ensure that all young children enter school in good health, ready and able to learn, and are socially and emotionally well developed, states are challenged by the State Early Childhood Comprehensive System (SECCS) Initiative to assure that services are coordinated, integrated and well managed.
Omega is a comprehensive system of programs and services for all recycled fiber needs.
0-ready, the Cuda 12000 offers end-to-end quality of service (QoS), robust routing capabilities, extremely high availability and comprehensive system redundancy.
The WINCCS II computer sytem incorporates several discreet functions into one comprehensive system with computer control and data acquisition for creep/stress rupture test labs.
TMR's priorities for software, Lanham says, included looking for a comprehensive system at a low cost that could be installed quickly and that required minimal training time and disruption.
Jeron's Provider[R] 680 Nurse Call System is a comprehensive system that integrates digital duplex intercoms, infrared locators, personal mobile masters, a touchscreen monitor, PBX interfaces, PCS wireless phones and pocket pagers.

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