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common school

noun
1.
a public school usually including both primary and secondary grades but sometimes primary grades alone.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60, Americanism
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  • Let him who believes in the decline of the military spirit observe the boys of a common school during the recess or the noon hour.
  • They must first have the common school to teach them to read, write, and cipher.
  • The intermediate school district shall post the common school calendar on its website.
  • All common school districts shall adopt written procedures for the release of official student transcripts.

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