industrial school

noun
1.
a school for teaching one or more branches of industry; trade or vocational school.
2.
a school for educating neglected children or juvenile delinquents committed to its care and training them to some form of industry.

Origin:
1850–55

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industrial school

correctional institution for the treatment, training, and social rehabilitation of young offenders.

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The setting is a youths' industrial school during the war, which also features programs in cultural training.
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