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silo funding

silo funding  other.— «There is still conflict between the aim of a joined up approach to children’s services, and silo funding of schools.» —“Comment—Grip On Purse Strings Starts To Slip” LGCnet (U.K.) July 29...

paisa

paisa  n.— «There is a slang term that students in mostly Latino schools use to separate those who seem more connected to their Latino roots than to American culture: “paisas.” It comes from the word “paisano,”...

seg academy

seg academy  n.— «After the Supreme Court ordered the end of segregation 50 years ago, many white Southerners simply moved their children from state schools to private academies, often referred to as “seg academies” because...

Yorkal

Yorkal  n.— «York students created a new word for pencil, revealed at Friday’s assembly: Yorkal.» —“In Our Schools: Master one language, invent another” by Howard Buck The Columbian (Clark County,  Wash...

frindle

frindle  n.— «The award-winning book’s star, in defiance of his dictionary-worshipping teacher, invents and spreads his own word for the common pen: Frindle.» —“In Our Schools: Master one language, invent another” by Howard...

hero

hero  n.— «A stand-in used to be the less desired food choices until the photographer was ready for the hero or the beauty and final dish.» —“Interview with Iris Richardson, Food Photographer” CookingSchools.com Apr...