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prox card

prox card  n.— «Sexual assault and other incidents in college dorms have led many schools to control access to these buildings by giving residents a kind of electronic key, often called a prox card, that can also be used to track the...

snag golf

snag golf  n.— «Future duffers are being taught through physical education classes at the schools using Velcro balls and targets in what is called snag golf.» —“Golfers in training” by Ginny Peterson Star...

affinity fraud

affinity fraud  n.— «When the scoundrel running the fraud is a trusted person, it makes the crime even more repulsive. Affinity fraud, as it is known, often includes people who put themselves in positions of trust at churches or schools...

manu militari

manu militari  n.— «Le Pen, 78, was first out of the box. During a candidates’ forum last week in Paris organized by Elle magazine, Le Pen, who describes himself as antiabortion, said he opposed the free distribution of condoms in schools...

concretable

concretable  n.— «In the run for the money are 30 Palm Beach County Schools, including six from Boca Raton and Delray, which are in need of permanent additions to better accommodate the rising number of students. Calusa Elementary, Del...

ranksteering

ranksteering  n.— «Even more alarming is what many critics refer to as “ranksteering,” which occurs when schools specifically tailor administrative decisions to move higher up on the list. The rankings encourage more per...

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