parochial school

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Synonyms for parochial school

a private religious school run by a church or parish

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parents of school-aged children have a child in public school, while 9% send their child to private school, 3% send theirs to parochial school and 3% home-school.
Sister Bayeur said that, when people are looking for private schools for their children, Webster is a common choice because of the three parochial schools.
Wuerl approached Washington Mayor Adrian Fenty with a plan to turn over parochial schools that are struggling financially.
Parochial schools never had to go back to basics because they never left them.
The author believes that the overriding issue at the time of Everson was Protestant and Jewish (and secularist) opposition to any assistance to the struggling Catholic parochial schools.
But while you can't write off your child's parochial school education as a deduction, you can get some tax benefit by establishing a Coverdell Education Savings Account (formerly an Education IRA that pays qualified education expenses for a designated beneficiary.
The Supremes upheld a voucher program in Cleveland that allowed students to use state funds for both private and parochial schools.
Voucher advocates say the funding will allow students to attend up to 85 percent of all private and parochial schools in the state.
That's certainly true of private and parochial schools, but it's increasingly the case with public schools competing with charters for the same pool of students.
Vouchers (Rights Watch, September 2002) will use public money to fund private and parochial schools.
The school's record speaks for itself: Now consisting of both the Chad School (K through 8th Grade) and the Chad Science Academy (9th through 12th Grade), the private institution currently educates 742 children at its two Newark locations, both former parochial schools which were abandoned during the city's post-riot years in the '60s.
Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that Louisiana could use taxpayer money to provide computers and other educational hardware to parochial schools.
Catholic Conference enlisted the aid of Marian Wright Edelman of the Children's Defense Fund to secure the passage of the Act for Better Child Care with language that authorized government funds for after-school care in parochial schools using teachers from the schools as child care providers.
During the spring, Mezzacappa has shared her expertise in Arts in Education in public and parochial schools, as well as her knowledge of American modern dance pioneers Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman.