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school board

noun
1.
a local board or committee in charge of public education.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30
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British Dictionary definitions for school-board

school board

noun
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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