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consolidated school

a public school formed from the pupils and teachers of a number of discontinued smaller schools, especially in a rural district.
Also called centralized school.
Origin of consolidated school
1910-15, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The consolidated school wins them with its good course of study and the boys stay in school.

    The New Education Scott Nearing
  • The chief interest of the city just now is the building of a consolidated school.

    The Soul of John Brown Stephen Graham
  • Advantages of the consolidated school over the one-teacher school are obvious.

    A Stake in the Land Peter Alexander Speek
  • Considered from any viewpoint, the consolidated school is superior, as a form of organization, to the district school.

    The New Education Scott Nearing
  • Someone has said that every argument for the consolidated school is equally strong for the consolidated church.

    Rural Problems of Today Ernest R. Groves
  • In the first place, the consolidated school is a democratic, public school, directly in the hands of the people who support it.

    The New Education Scott Nearing
  • The loss of time in the consolidated school is only two thirds of that lost in the other rural schools.

    A Stake in the Land Peter Alexander Speek
  • The consolidated school furnishes the framework for a well-organized, rural education.

    The New Education Scott Nearing
  • A consolidated school or a library cannot be maintained at every crossroads.

    The Farmer and His Community Dwight Sanderson
  • The consolidated school principal, with his faculty, is experiencing a new and enlarged obligation and opportunity.

    A Stake in the Land Peter Alexander Speek

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