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magnet school

noun
1.
a public school with special programs and instruction that are not available elsewhere in a school district and that are specially designed to draw students from throughout a district, especially to aid in desegregation.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for magnet-school

magnet school

noun
1.
a school that provides a focus on one subject area throughout its curriculum in order to attract, often from an early age, pupils who wish to specialize in this subject
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