separate school


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separate school

(in Canada) a school for a large religious minority financed by its rates and administered by its own school board but under the authority of the provincial department of education
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It called for the nursery to be allowed to remain a separate school for the people of Caerau.
Other times, his behaviour seem less defensible, as with his acting solo as chairman of the Metropolitan Separate School Board rather than waiting for the available support of his Advisory Committee.
* The separate school sites make some use of graphics and color photographs, but the pages lack uniformity in content, presentation and levels of development, and contain numerous errors.
The Dryden public and separate school systems are major employers, with 113 teachers last year for the region's estimated 1,829 pupils.
CHITRAL -- The girls students of village, Chonechdemanded the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister to set up a separate school for female students in the area.
Q Would it not be more beneficial to keep Our Lady and St Bede as a separate school so we, as parents, still feel we have a choice in deciding where to send our children to school, instead of having the decision made for us purely because of its location?
Neuhaus' publication First Things, in May 1994 as "Evangelicals and Catholics Together: seem less defensible, as with his acting solo as chairman of the Metropolitan Separate School Board rather than waiting for the available support of his Advisory Committee.
Not only do middle grade students feel alienated from students and teachers in their separate school, their achievement levels drop off dramatically when they reach middle school, he says.