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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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Girls Higher Secondary School were designated for literary programme.
Moreover, 34 higher secondary schools have no facility of drinking water for its students while even in this modern era 16 higher secondary schools were functioning without electricity.
TONY Blair is facing strike action by teachers over rising class sizes in state secondary schools.
The union is calling on authorities to provide facilities in every secondary school where disruptive pupils would get lessons for a temporary period.
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.
Meanwhile, at a meeting held under the chair of Secretary Higher Education, it was also decided that no high school in the province would be upgraded to higher secondary school except for an extreme case necessitated so.
The report also recommends establishing at least one Welsh medium secondary school and consolidating other Welsh-medium streams into larger units.
In addition, fresh graduates from a number of tertiary institutions who had previously taken part in MTR s Customer Service Ambassadors Scheme will also be joining as mentors to coach and inspire the participating secondary school students.
But education bosses predict up to five new secondary schools will be needed by 2021 to meet demand.
Participating schools were Al Ahd Al Zaher Secondary School for Girls, Al Tadhamon Secondary School for Girls, Hamad Town Intermediate-Secondary School for Girls, Hamad Town Secondary School for Boys and the host school.
The launch of the Afrisam Entrepreneurship Development Programme in secondary schools in the Erongo region last week therefore comes at a time when the development of entrepreneurial skills is most needed.

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