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secondary 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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high school, secondary school

In the US, a school which provides education beyond elementary school, usually from grade 9 to grade 12 but occasionally including grades 7 and 8.
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TONY Blair is facing strike action by teachers over rising class sizes in state secondary schools.
And although the proposed district boundaries were drawn to include secondary schools closest to Sulphur Springs into a K-12 unified district, it was unavoidable to pull three elementary schools from the Saugus Union district into the proposal, Nolet said.
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Earlier Punjab government handed over primary, middle and high schools showing poor result to PEF in the first phase and in the second phase 7 colleges and 12 higher secondary schools of district Rawalpindi will be handed over to PEF.
Up-gradation of existing schools from primary to middle, middle to high, high to higher secondary schools has topped the agenda list of the Government and for this purpose 50 Govt middle schools would be upgraded to secondary level in the province.
The report also recommends establishing at least one Welsh medium secondary school and consolidating other Welsh-medium streams into larger units.
Of the top 100 Independent Secondary Schools, St John's College, Cardiff, ranked 81st and Howell's School of Llandaff, Cardiff, ranked 94th.
The programme is to rebuild and refurbish secondary schools.
6m investment from the Welsh Assembly Government to provide extra curricular sports for secondary school children in Wales.
South Tyneside is getting pounds 112m and Gateshead pounds 30m to rebuild or refurbish their secondary schools and make them fit for the 21st Century.
Shadow Children, Schools and Families Secretary Michael Gove stressed making 11-year-olds stay back rather than go on to secondary schools would be "very much a backstop".

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