How to use School district in a sentence
For each school district there is a board of education consisting of a president and two commissioners, each elected for a term of four years, one commissioner every two years.
The indebtedness of a county, municipality or school district is limited to 5% of the value of its taxable property.
The first public school law, passed in 1829, was based largely on the principle of " local option," each school district being left free to determine the character of its own school or even to decide, if it wished, against having any school at all.
Although the electors of each school district have ample powers reserved to them, in actual practice matters are attended to chiefly by an elected board of directors.
Any two or more adjoining school districts may unite to form a union free school district, and in any village or union free school district having a population of 5000 or more the board of education may appoint a superintendent of schools.Advertisement
The compulsory education law as amended in 1907 and 1909 requires the full attendance at a public school, or at a school which is an approximate equivalent, of all children who are between seven and fourteen years of age, are in the proper physical and mental condition, and reside in a city or school district having a population of 5000 or more and employing a superintendent of schools; in such a city or district children between fourteen and sixteen years must attend school unless they obtain an employment certificate and are regularly engaged in some useful employment or service; and outside of such a city or district all children between the ages of eight and fourteen years and those between fourteen and sixteen years who are not regularly employed must attend school on all school days from October to June.
The public school system is administered by a state superintendent of public instruction, a state board of education, regents or trustees of higher institutions of learning, a superintendent of the common schools and a board of education in each county, and a board of directors in each school district.
In a school district which maintains a four-year accredited high school there is a text-book commission consisting of the city superintendent or the principal of the high school, two members of the board of directors designated by the board, and two teachers appointed by the board.
General suffrage is conferred on every male citizen of the United States who is twenty-one years of age and who has lived in the state one year, and in the county thirty days immediately preceding an election, the only exceptions being idiots or insane persons; a woman who has the qualifications for suffrage that are required of a man, may vote at any school district election and if a tax-payer she may vote on all questions submitted to the tax-payers of the state or of any political division thereof.
Each school district is required by law to keep its school open at least three months a year and all children between the ages of eight and fourteen are required to attend for the full term; if unemployed they are required to continue in school until they have attained the age of sixteen.Advertisement
The constitution limits the indebtedness of a county to 5% of the value of its taxable property and that of a city, town or school district to 3%, except that the question may be submitted to a vote of the tax-payers affected when it is deemed necessary to construct a sewerage system or procure a water supply.
In each county there is a county superintendent, and in each school district a board of directors.
In each county there is a county superintendent, elected biennially, and in each school district a board of directors.
At the head of the system is a state board and a state superintendent, and under these in each county is a county board which appoints a superintendent for the county and a board of trustees for each school district none of which is to be more than four miles square.
Whenever Ion freeholders request it, the county commissioners must submit to the voters of a proposed high school district the question of establishing a high school district, and each precinct giving a majority vote for it constitutes a part of such a district for establishing and maintaining a high school.Advertisement
Each school district may supplement the aid from the state by laying special taxes, and the Federal government has granted to each township 2 sq.
Primary education is carried on in common schools of different grades, under both local and state inspection, the parish being the school district.
The state will duplicate any yearly sum between $250 and $5000 which a school district may raise to maintain a school or courses of manual training.
The school-district system was established in 1800 while Maine was still a part of Massachusetts and was maintained by the first school law passed, in 1821, by the state legislature; but, beginning in the next year, one town after another received the privilege of abolishing its districts, and in 1893 the system was abolished by act of the legislature.
Before 1890 some districts in the state under a local option law had established free schools, but the general free school system was founded in 1890 by a law which consolidated all the districts in each city into one large school district and classified Salt Lake City as a city of the first class, and Ogden, Logan and Provo as cities of the second class for school purposes; in 1908-9 six county school districts of the first class were formed.Advertisement
Two or more contiguous districts may unite to form a high school district.
If the total annual fund for a school district amounts to less than $300, the district must levy a special tax to bring the fund up to that sum.
Each school district in the state is required to have a school term of six months or more.
In 1908 a direct primary law was passed applicable to all nominations except for presidential electors, school district officers and officers in cities of less than 5000 inhabitants; like public elections the primaries are made a public charge; nomination is by petition signed by a certain percentage (for state office, at least 1%; for district office, at least 2%; for sub-district or county office, at least 3%) of the party vote; the direct nominating system applies to the candidates for the United States Senate, the nominee chosen by the direct primaries of each party being the nominee of the party.
A constitutional amendment, adopted in 1874, limits the indebtedness of each county, city, town, village and school district to 5% of the value of its taxable property.Advertisement
The general election of state and local officers is held annually on the first Tuesday succeeding the first Monday in November, but municipal and school district elections may be held at other times.
Education.-The public schools have been endowed by the United States, beginning in 1854, and by the state; in 1909 the permanent school funds derived from the sale of educational lands amounted to $ 8, 45 0, 557, invested in state securities, county, school district and municipal bonds.
By the Education Act of 1872 the quoad sacra parish was adopted as a separate school district.
For the administration of the common school system each county having five or more civil districts is divided into five school districts, and in counties having five or less than five civil districts each civil district constitutes a school district.
Each school district elects one member of the county board of education, and in counties having less than five school districts one or more members of the county board, the number of which is always five, besides the county superintendent who is ex officio its secretary, are elected by the county at large, and to this county board of education together with district advisory boards is entrusted the management and control of the common schools.Advertisement
Herne Bay convalescent Home In July, 1876, the School District opened a children's seaside convalescent home at Herne Bay in Kent.
If you have children, contact the school district and ask for referrals to helping agencies for the kids.
Every teacher and school district has a different punishment for cheaters, depending on if it was a first offense or done intentionally.
Jeanne Sites has been babysitting and teaching in the Columbus, Ohio school district for 19 years.
Check with your school district and community to know what to do.Advertisement
The Vail Distance Learning Program is a digital learning program designed to provide personalized attention to the needs of high school students in the Vail Unified School District and the Mesa Unified School District.
Contact your local school district to see if your schools are eligible.
For those who have prohibitive schedules or cannot afford to enroll in a complete degree program, one alternative is volunteering in an educational or literacy capacity with a nonprofit program or school district.
Depending on your local school district and state education agency, you can find financial support and compensation for achieving your physical education degree - particularly if you are planning to teach in that district.
Be sure to check with your school district for any construction details that you may need to know such as skirt length or color of fabric.Advertisement
Once you are approved with the school district in your area, you'll basically be on-call to cover classes as needed.
Usually, at-risk alternative programs are offered at a special location within the public school district or at a location that is accessible to and serves multiple public schools (e.g., a county-wide program).
Parents who feel that their local school district is not adequately addressing the educational needs of their child should consider an alternative school.
The local school district or the state agency for the blind should be contacted during the child's infancy or during preschool years to determine what assistive services might be available for the child.
At least one parent must be willing to work closely with the child, develop lesson plans, keep current with government requirements, and sometimes negotiate issues with the local school district.Advertisement
Norm-referenced tests are often used to tell how a school or school district is doing in comparison to others in the state or nation.
The Los Angeles School District has estimated that 10 percent of its students are absent each day and that only 5 percent return with written notes from home excusing the absence.
For example, in 2003, the Upper Darby School District in suburban Philadelphia had 14,000 students.
Your local school district should be able to provide you with a copy of the laws that pertain to homeschooling in your area.
This varies widely from state to state and school district to school district.Advertisement
First, it is important to join a local support group and become as informed as possible about what your school district legally can and cannot request from your homeschool.
Other benefits to belonging to a homeschool group include having people to talk to about curriculum recommendations and assistance when preparing all of the paperwork that needs to be submitted to the local school district (in some states).
In these cases, the school district provides the books and materials and the teaching manuals.
If you are uncertain whether your school district has a school at home program, talk to your superintendent.
A teacher currently teaching a subject or grade will be familiar with state standards and which types of curriculum are being used by the local school district.
The best way to start this project is to find out what the local school district requirements are of homeschoolers.
These requirements should be in writing and you may request them from the local school district office in person or have them sent to you through the mail.
This information will be provided to the school district when you file your quarterly progress reports.
One of the best ways to make sure that you are following those laws is to work closely with your local school district.
Parents who have a good working relationship with their local school district will find that homeschooling can be a pleasant experience.
Contact your local school district to find out what the deadline is, if there is a form that needs to be filled out or if you simply need to write a short letter to notify them of your intent to homeschool.
If an inspector feels that the children aren't on grade level, they may ask for further review and a meeting with the local school district to discuss the issue.
After you have become familiar with regulations in your state, contact your local school district to find out what information they require.
This problem still exists, despite the fact that many homeschooled families still have to report to their local school district with their child's progress reports, grades and homeschool instruction plans each year.
If the school district wants you to account for your homeschool and this is not what the state requires, it might not be worth the free books to deal with the hassle.
A lot will depend upon your local school district.
K12 has support teachers, and will also send your child books and even a computer for home use if your school district is under contract with them.
Remember that your local public school district or state board of education is also a resource when you have questions or concerns, and this is where you start when planning for your child's educational future.
If you have children, or if you plan to sell your home at some point in the future, it's important to consider the school district in which the property is located.
In 2005, an 11 year-old student at Amber Terrace Intermediate School in the Texas Desoto Independent School District was suspended and sentenced to 30 days of alternative school for folding a sheet of paper into an origami gun.
In that year, President Calvin Coolidge's wife, Grace Coolidge, allowed the D.C. public school district to put up a tree on the Ellipse, near the Washington Monument.
For example, Los Angeles Unified School District has a zoo magnet program.
Other schools may focus on a specific area of curriculum, similar to magnet schools within a public school district.
Often a school district must meet the needs of a very diverse student population who speak many different languages.
You may also want to check with your local school district.
Many school district now recognize that not all children excel in a classroom of twenty kids but are capable of successfully studying the same curriculum in a home environment.
The school district may offer online and textbook resources, including lesson plans, to homeschoolers at reasonable or reduced fees.
Though every school district is different, elementary schools generally consist of kindergarten through sixth grade.
Every school district sets a cutoff date to determine eligibility to attend classes in the fall.
Contact your pediatrician or your local school district.
Before a school district can decide whether to implement system-wide school uniforms, the members of the board would benefit from forming a committee made up of parents, teachers, administrators, school board members, and students.
Financial aid-In some cases, you may qualify for financial assistance from your school district as well.
Your school district or teachers may provide book recommendations for summer reading, but we've chosen some sure-fire winners that kids love.
Long Beach Unified School District chose to implement a district wide mandatory uniform policy for all students in grades K-8 to help improve the overall moral and attitude of its students.
This was in 1995. . .the school district now ranks as one of the top school districts in the nation.
Has a school uniform policy been adopted in your child's school district?
Each individual school district must make a decision that best serves its students and community.
Ready or not, uniforms may be coming to a public school district near you.
A Long Beach, California school district was among the first to require public school students to wear uniforms back in 1994, and within a year the district reported a dramatic decrease in fights, muggings and sexual offenses.
If your school district requires uniforms, then there is a good chance that they will have a list of preferred suppliers.
With this growing trend, keep your eyes open because it may just happen in your school district.
If your child will need uniforms, sports equipment, musical instruments, or other specialty items, consider hosting a school supply swap party with the parents of children in your school district.
If you are not working in the local school district but would like to introduce a children's yoga program, it helps to create a course outline and plan to present to the school principal or director of physical education for the district.
This kids camp is based on a yoga elementary school program taught in the Santa Barbara school district.
It compared school district data to industrial mercury release data, with results showing a statistically significant association between ASD risk and proximity to a mercury source.
If your child is school-aged, contact the principal at your child's school or call your local school district to schedule an evaluation.
However, if you or your child have several of the typical indicators, it may be a good idea to ask your pediatrician or school district for help assessing the situation.
However, given the available budget and the need for a site as elaborate as the Madison school's website, a school district may engage the services of a design firm that specializes in school websites.
While every school district is going to be different, there are some basic informational pages that are fairly standard for every school, starting with the lunch menus (possibly the most-accessed piece on any school website).
Each magisterial district constitutes a school district and there are also a few independent school districts.