school board


noun

a local board or committee in charge of public education.

Origin of school board

First recorded in 1820–30
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school board

noun

(formerly in Britain) an elected board of ratepayers who provided local elementary schools between 1870 and 1902
(in the US and Canada) a local board of education
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