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independent school

(in Britain) a school that is neither financed nor controlled by the government or local authorities
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A Scottish Government Bill currently being considered by Holyrood would remove the exemption from business rates for independent schools. That would cost them [pounds sterling]7 million but also have a knock-on effect on state education, writes Murdo Fraser.
Independent school mergers are more complex than standard 'commercial' mergers and acquisitions and need specialist input, he adds.
--Leander Independent School District (TX) unlimited tax school building bonds series 2009 (prerefunded maturities only);
Speaking to Qatar Tribune on the sidelines of the recent Gulf Studies Forum, Rasheedi, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Foundations of Education in the School of Education at Kuwait University, underlined the innovative and progressive nature of Qatar's Independent school initiative, especially when it was first launched in 2004.
Dr Bernard Trafford, who is at the helm of Newcastle Royal Grammar School, said the tables show the region's top-performing school scoring zero on key indicators, and low scores on others, because the Government chooses either not to recognise the International GCSEs (iGCSE) followed by many independent schools, or because it does not include any independent schools in its new Progress 8 measure.
Global Banking News-August 27, 2015--Lloyds Bank launches specific loan product for independent schools
But the figure was still almost double the UK average of 25.9% and a fifth of independent entries were awarded the top grade of A*, according to the Independent Schools Council (ISC).
A spokesman for the Department for Education said: "Independent schools must adhere to the Independent School Standards.
The language is thus a key tool to fight against assimilation in the relationships between the oppressor and the oppressed, and thus, the role assigned to Manguo Independent school in A Grain of Wheat.
A LAW which excluded independent schools from demands that teachers must be registered with a professional body could create a "serious safety loophole", a cross-party group of AMs warned yesterday.
While parents have had a choice of schools for a long time, the number of children in independent schools has gone up 26% over the past 10 years, and continues to rise (Barsoe, 2010).
QUALITY, choice and smaller classes are just three of the reasons why some 60 per cent of parents would like their children to attend an independent school, if they could afford it.

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