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school board

a local board or committee in charge of public education.
1820-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • 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.
  • The parent trigger simply takes the option provided to the school board and hands the power to the parents.
  • But for weeks now, local administrators have been sharing scores with school board members and the public.
  • The school board was under a federal court order to desegregate the school.
  • The school board refused to back the principal, saying the school's dress code applied only to students.
British Dictionary definitions for school board

school board

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