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released time

noun, Education
time or a period allotted to a teacher apart from normal duties for a special activity, as personal research.
a designated period for public-school students to receive religious instruction outside of the public school.
Origin of released time
1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Use that to calculate how much released time that will buy among faculty.
  • The report also determines the amount of released time granted to perform departmental duties.
  • If released time from teaching duties is proposed, indicate clearly how it will be used.
  • Provide released time for teachers so that some meetings take place as part of the school day.
  • Fourth, teachers need released time and support if they are to remain committed.

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