school board
noun Date: 1836 a board in charge of local public schools

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • School board — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • School board — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • school board — or committee A board of municipal officers charged with the administration of the affairs of the public schools. They are commonly organized under the general laws of the state, and fall within the class of quasi corporations, sometimes… …   Black's law dictionary

  • School Board — may refer to the education arrangements in different parts of the United Kingdom:* School board (Scotland) * School board (England Wales) …   Wikipedia

  • school board — school boards N COUNT COLL A school board is a committee in charge of education in a particular city or area, or in a particular school, especially in the United States. [AM] Colonel Richard Nelson served on the school board until this year …   English dictionary

  • school board — n. a local board of education in charge of a public or private school or school system …   English World dictionary

  • School Board — (engl., spr. ßkūl bōrd, »Schulkollegium oder Ausschuß«), in England Bezeichnung der das Volksschulwesen überwachenden Ortsbehörde. Nach der Elementary Education Act von 1870 gilt als Bezirk des S. im allgemeinen das Kirchspiel (parish), bez. das… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • school board — school′ board n. edu a local board in charge of public schools …   From formal English to slang

  • school board — n a group of people, including some parents, who are elected to govern a school or group of schools in the US …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • school board — school ,board noun count a group of people who are elected to make decisions about how to manage a school …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • school board — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms school board : singular school board plural school boards a group of people who are elected to make decisions about how to manage a school …   English dictionary

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