school-board

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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