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School Committee

  1. (in New Zealand) a parent group selected to support a primary school
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Historical Examples

  • Auchmuty had promised to speak late, and was at the school-committee.

    If, Yes and Perhaps

    Edward Everett Hale

  • In a week's time, everything was reduced to order, and the school-committee were delighted.

  • From that moment his ferule was broken, and the school-committee very soon had a vacancy to fill.

    Elsie Venner

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

  • The establishment and efficiency of the school-committee system is due also to the same agency.

  • School-committee's all right, but this section of the Cape nominates a State representative next year.

    Cap'n Eri

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln