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district

1. a locality separated by geographical attributes; region
2. (in England from 1974 and in Wales 1974--96) any of the subdivisions of the nonmetropolitan counties that elects a council responsible for local planning, housing, rates, etc.
3. (in Scotland until 1975) a landward division of a county
4. (in Scotland 1975--96) any of the subdivisions of the regions that elected a council responsible for environmental health services, housing, etc.
5. any of the 26 areas into which Northern Ireland has been divided since 1973. Elected district councils are responsible for environmental health services, etc.

District

A geographically definable urban or rural area with a concentration of sites, structures, or uses that are connected historically or esthetically by plan or development.
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Otherwise, a defeat of the overall budget may either result in a second districtwide meeting to deal with the budget issue again, or the regional school committee choosing to turn the matter over to the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Contact your board director and demand that the utility abandon the effort to annex Chappel's property, and instead request a districtwide annexation proposal so that all 1,200 nonvoting ratepayers can be heard.
Among the concerns regarding the districtwide project is it would increase student enrollment at the Taft Elementary School to more than 900 students - only seven other school districts in the state have elementary school enrollments with more than 900 students - and would max out the space on the already cramped school campus, leaving no room for future expansion, said Superintendent George Zini.
A study of districtwide reform indicates that a number of factors facilitated districtwide implementation of bilingual education.
It was installed districtwide 15 years ago as an answer to classroom shortage.
NASDAQ:TUTR), a leading provider of K-adult computer-based and e-learning solutions, today announced it has been awarded a $454,000 agreement with Meridian Joint School District, Idaho, for a districtwide implementation of PLATO(R) Orion Standards and Curriculum Integrator.
At Sylmar High, a group of female students who will be competing at the fair were recently making centerpieces for the school's prom and a districtwide event for culinary students.