Definitions for public school
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word public school
a tuition free school in the United States supported by taxes and controlled by a school board
private independent secondary school in Great Britain supported by endowment and tuition
A fee-charging private or independent school.
A publicly administered school.
Origin: From public (in the English sense, "open to all members of a community"; in the North American/Australian sense, "carried out or funded by the state on behalf of the people") + school.
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That's the public-school system all over. They may kick you out, but they never let you down.
I'd eat my shoe if he could name a Bush that ever even walked into a public school, but that's another story.
No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him.
They still want good restaurants, but now it's also about space, affordability and being able to send their kids to a good public school.
We really help them walk through the early days of the integration process, we take them to apply for public school, we take them to the doctor, we teach them how to speak English.
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