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state school

any school maintained by the state, in which education is free
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  • The state school of Agriculture was established in the fall of 1888.

  • The other children had gone, as a troop, to the state school at Swynford.

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  • The state school was created in 1912, and is a part of the state university.

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  • The state school was opened at Colorado Springs in 1874, and is for the deaf and the blind.

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  • The state school for the deaf and blind was opened at St. Augustine in 1885.

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  • Before the opening of the state school some pupils were sent to the school in Illinois.

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  • Prior to the opening of a state school, children were sent to schools in other states.

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  • It was a private institution till 1913, when it was made a state school.

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