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line-jumping

line-jumping
 n.— «Then the discussion may also trigger talking about the unofficial, but well acknowledged move by parents living out in the county to have their children enrolled in the Starkville school system. The city district introduces students to more demographically diverse classrooms with access to programs in art, music, advanced placement classes and other perks not available to students in the shrinking 900-student Oktibbeha County School District. In fact, the act of enrolling county students in the Starkville School District is so pervasive, everyone just refers to it by its nickname—“line-jumping.”» —“Bond issue hype raises school line-jumping issue” by Skip Descant Commercial Dispatch Online (Columbus, Mississippie) Sept. 29, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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