Definitions

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  • n. A government-funded school, paid for by state taxes.

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Examples

  • But if my epiphany was that of a million other disaffected, twenty-one-year-old state school philosophers, it was also that of a young man who had just buried his brother, and I must say — I went a little crazy that day.

    Land of the Blind

  • All this is despite the recommendations of the 1994 Shenhar Commission, which explicitly called for more state-funded Jewish studies in the state school system.

    JPost.com - Front Page

  • When he grew older and was collected in a lorry every morning and taken to a minute pink-painted state school out on the plateau, he developed a talent for writing florid compositions, which changed their style with each new book he read, and much too fast for the comprehension of his teacher.

    Died in the Wool

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