school board

noun
a local board or committee in charge of public education.

Origin:
1820–30

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school board
 
n
1.  (formerly in Britain) an elected board of ratepayers who provided local elementary schools between 1870 and 1902
2.  (in the US and Canada) a local board of education

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Example sentences
The two-hour forum drew chanting protesters and a police escort for the school
  board members.
They turned local school board elections into referenda on vaccination policy.
His view of evolution would matter if he was running for your local school
  board or if he was an imperialist neo-con.
The school board cannot change how many years you have in service, or whether
  or not you have a degree.
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