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a tuition free school in the United States supported by taxes and controlled by a school board

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These trailblazers of public school advertising say the bigger challenge is convincing their own school boards that advertising is financially logical, even though most of their advertising budgets fall between $5,000 and $10,000--pennies in the larger budget bucket.
I took his model, revised it, and implanted it in the Prince William County Public Schools, Virginia, in 1988.
The court focused on an article in the Florida constitution stating: "Adequate provision shall be made by law for a uniform, efficient, safe, secure, and high-quality system of free public schools.
There are numerous initiatives to "improve" the public school system.
If all those students attended public school, the district would realize about $1.
Gorman's idea calls for non-public schools that get public dollars to be held to the same standards as public schools for admissions, testing, non-discrimination, performance, and other basic forms of public transparency.
Instead, it's the city's central Board of Education that allocates those dollars to the various school functions, making our public school system one of the last examples of a command-and-control economy since the fall of the Berlin Wall.
WebFOCUS will transform the way teachers and administrators access results of the Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT), a crucial student assessment tool for the Omaha Public Schools in Omaha, Nebraska.
The scheme, the court said in a 5-2 decision, violates a section of the Florida Constitution requiring a uniform system of free public schools.
His 1972 book of that title is a manual on how to start and operate private schools outside what he saw as an excessively regulated public school system.
SANTA CLARITA - As the number of children diagnosed with autism continues to climb nationwide, public school districts are finding it hard to keep keep pace with some of their classroom needs, in particular with providing enough speech pathologists to serve them.
A distinct feature of charter schools is that they are unrestricted by many public school requirements.
When the National Assessment of Educational Progress testing results revealed last year that fourth graders in charter schools performed at lower levels than their public school peers in reading and math, charter school officials said the reason lies in that more economically disadvantaged students are in charter schools than public ones.
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