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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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People from comprehensive schools come from mixed backgrounds and have different academic levels.
Similarly, comprehensive school counseling programs that incorporate systems thinking appear to assist students to meet various educational, career, and personal/social standards (Lapan, 2001).
Overall, then, and whatever you may have read in the newspapers, the comprehensive school system was as good for social mobility as the selective system it replaced.
Pupils attending comprehensive schools are missing out on university places because they have studied "soft" A-levels, according to a Tory MP.
I for one deplore the abrogation of the duty of education authorities to recognise the legal right of pupils to attend a fully co-educational and comprehensive school and the denial of the needs of the community for and integrated community education sector.
I, for one, deplore the abrogation of the duty of education authorities to recognise the legal right of pupils to attend a fully co-educational and comprehensive school and the denial of the needs of the community for and integrated community education sector.
Aled Evans, Neath Port Talbot Council's head of schools, said: "Following an incident, we can confirm a teacher from Sandfields Comprehensive School was sent home on Friday afternoon pending further investigation.
Emma Thomas, community health development worker for Middlesbrough PCT, along with staff members from Ormesby Comprehensive School will accompany the students on the Moonwalk.
School Renaissance is a commercially available K-12 comprehensive school reform program designed to help teachers use information to improve learning outcomes for their students (http://www.
School counselors are well aware that the current educational context requires working from an intentional and planned comprehensive school counseling program that utilizes what is known about effective interventions and practice.
In Arizona, for example, as part of Superintendent Tom Home's current "content-rich curriculum" initiative, $4 million in Comprehensive School Reform (Title I, Part F) funds are supporting arts education at 413 current Comprehensive School Reform schools throughout the state.
Youngsters from St John's Comprehensive School in Bishop Auckland have been named as the winners of an inter-schools competition designed to give students the chance to learn more about construction industry careers.

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