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state school

any school maintained by the state, in which education is free
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  • A few pupils were sent to the school at Mystic, Connecticut, shortly before the state school was created.

    The Deaf Harry Best
  • The state school for the deaf and blind was opened at St. Augustine in 1885.

    The Deaf Harry Best
  • The state school of Agriculture was established in the fall of 1888.

  • One state school for the feeble-minded in Indiana in 1908 had 1054 inmates.

  • Before the opening of a state school, deaf children were sent to outside institutions.

    The Deaf Harry Best
  • They attended the same college and became professors in a state school.

  • One feature is common alike to all Victorian towns and the bush—the state school.

    Australian Pictures Howard Willoughby
  • HE was the smallest blind child at Lomax, the state school for deaf and blind children.

    Atlantic Narratives Mary Antin

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