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early college

early college  n.— « Also known as “early colleges,” middle colleges allow students to earn a high school diploma and two years of college credit within five years. Such schools are designed to increase high school graduation...

middle college

middle college  n.— « Also known as “early colleges,” middle colleges allow students to earn a high school diploma and two years of college credit within five years. Such schools are designed to increase high school graduation...

French toast day

French toast day  n.— «Cathy Davis, an office employee at Way-Mart grocery store, Pottsville, said the store was packed Monday with customers preparing for what store employees refer to as “a French toast day.” “I’ve been here 10 years,”...

tombstoning

tombstoning  n.— «Sen. Gloria Romero had one demand if she was going to let legislation to provide mayoral control of the Los Angeles schools get out of the Senate last year. It had to have her name on it. And so the Legislature passed the...

sick room

sick room  n.— «Mold in classrooms. This is so common in our schools that there is a term for it: “sick room,” meaning that black mold grows on the walls of the classroom.» —“Vote ‘yes’ to improve schools” by...

competitive food

competitive food  n.— «Candy bars, soda, other sugary drinks, chips and cookies are called “competitive foods” because they are sold in competition with meals partly subsidized through the National School Lunch and Breakfast...

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