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a school founded, conducted, and maintained by a private group rather than by the government, usually charging tuition and often following a particular philosophy, viewpoint, etc.
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More is learned in a public than in a
, from emulation.
All of this doesn't count if the teacher is in a
The other is that they are home-schooled or go to a special
that addresses their needs.
After three months she pulled the younger one out and enrolled her in a
G&T allows you to send your kids to
while claiming they are still in public school.
At the typical
or prosperous suburban public high school one counselor may serve forty to sixty students.
They are still going to have the same
and mortgage payments to make.
He was proud that he could send her to a
, where school fees were a couple of dollars per month.
My parents ended up closing it and reopening it as a
college counselors write letters for their students and often call admission deans to advocate on their behalf.
British Dictionary definitions for
a school under the financial and managerial control of a private body or charitable trust, accepting mostly fee-paying pupils
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