board of education

board of education
an elected or appointed body at the local or state level that supervises a given school system or systems

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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  • board of education — n. A local or state agency that manages municipal or local schools. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • Board of education — A board of education or a school board or school committee is the title of the board of directors of a school, local school district or higher administrative level. The elected council helps determine educational policy in a small regional area,… …   Wikipedia

  • Board of Education — board responsible for education issues relating to schools …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Board of Education — Board of Ed|u|ca|tion in the US, a group of people who are elected to make decisions about how schools and colleges are managed, and about how children are educated in a particular ↑county or state …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • board of education — board′ of educa′tion n. gov edu an appointive or elective body that directs and administers chiefly primary and secondary public schools …   From formal English to slang

  • board of education — noun a board in charge of local public schools • Syn: ↑school board • Hypernyms: ↑board …   Useful english dictionary

  • board of education — A state or local agency or board organized for government and management of schools in state or municipality. The agency to which state delegates power and duty of controlling schools in school district. See also school (school board or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • board of education — 1. a board having control over a school system. 2. an appointive or elective body that directs and administers chiefly the primary and secondary public schools in a town, city, county, or state. * * * …   Universalium

  • board of education — A public corporation created by statute for the purposes of public education; the directors or trustees of a municipality or school district, who, acting as a body, administer the law governing the public schools in the municipality or school… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Board of Education —   Papa Ho ona auao …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

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