School School, n. [For shoal a crowd; prob. confused with school for learning.] A shoal; a multitude; as, a school of fish. [1913 Webster]

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  • School — School, n. [OE. scole, AS. sc?lu, L. schola, Gr. ? leisure, that in which leisure is employed, disputation, lecture, a school, probably from the same root as ?, the original sense being perhaps, a stopping, a resting. See {Scheme}.] 1. A place… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • School — School, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Schooled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Schooling}.] 1. To train in an institution of learning; to educate at a school; to teach. [1913 Webster] He s gentle, never schooled, and yet learned. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To tutor; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • School — A school (from Greek σχολεῖον scholeion ) is an institution designed to allow and encourage students (or pupils ) to learn, under the supervision of teachers. Most countries have systems of formal education, which is commonly compulsory. In these …   Wikipedia

  • school — I. noun Etymology: Middle English scole, from Old English scōl, from Latin schola, from Greek scholē leisure, discussion, lecture, school; perhaps akin to Greek echein to hold more at scheme Date: before 12th century 1. an organization that… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • school — See: TELL TALES OUT OF SCHOOL …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • school — See: TELL TALES OUT OF SCHOOL …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • School uniform — School uniforms are common in primary and secondary schools in many nations. They are the most widely known form of student uniform; other types of which include uniforms worn by students participating in higher vocational training, such as in… …   Wikipedia

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  • School choice — is a term used to describe a wide array of programs aimed at giving families the opportunity to choose the school their children will attend. As a matter of form, school choice does not give preference to one form of schooling or another, rather… …   Wikipedia

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