Definition of School term
1. Noun. The time during which a school holds classes. "They had to shorten the school term"
Group relationships: Academic Year, School Year
Generic synonyms: Term
Specialized synonyms: Summer School, Semester, Trimester, Quarter
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Literary usage of School term
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"... "state public school fund" an apportionment sufficient to supply the deficiency, and provide a fund adequate "to bring the school term to six months. ..."
2. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1905)
"Do you suppose that children can go through this little avenue once a day during the school term for several years and not be the better for it? ..."
3. The American Journal of Education by Henry Barnard (1879)
"Minnesota reports an additional enrolment in the schools which exceeds the 10000 increase of school population, 22 more school-houses, a school term longer ..."
4. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1907)
"Table by towns showing length of school term and ... Stmt. of ann. school term In wks. (Same 1899/00: 295.) 1884-1894. Table showing ann. no. of schools and ..."
5. Negro Education: A Study of the Private and Higher Schools for Colored by United States Office of Education, Thomas Jesse Jones, Phelps-Stokes Fund (1917)
"school term. Much confusion and inefficiency in the colored public schools is due to the short terms of these schools. In practically all the Southern ..."