a school operating on a system in which study materials and tests are mailed to the students, who in turn mail their work back to the school for grading.
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Origin of correspondence school
First recorded in 1885–90
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Historical Examples of correspondence school
an educational institution that offers tuition (correspondence courses) by post
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