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correspondence school


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n correspondence school a school that teaches nonresident students by mail
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Correspondence school A school that teaches by correspondence, the instruction being based on printed instruction sheets and the recitation papers written by the student in answer to the questions or requirements of these sheets. In the broadest sense of the term correspondence school may be used to include any educational institution or department for instruction by correspondence, as in a university or other educational bodies, but the term is commonly applied to various educational institutions organized on a commercial basis, some of which offer a large variety of courses in general and technical subjects, conducted by specialists.
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In literature:

The educational attainments of the Upper School correspond to Standards VI., V., IV.
"The Voyage Alone in the Yawl "Rob Roy"" by John MacGregor
I'll be back in time to read over my last lesson from the chauffeurs' correspondence school.
"The Flying Mercury" by Eleanor M. Ingram
It corresponds to the parochial school of Christian churches.
"A Stake in the Land" by Peter Alexander Speek
It will be convenient to note here that Brown's views on higher education corresponded with his views on public schools.
"George Brown" by John Lewis
A divorcee is one who has graduated from the Correspondence School of Experience.
"A Guide to Men" by Helen Rowland
Then the schools were scattered and their number correspondingly restricted.
"The Galaxy, Volume 23, No. 2, February, 1877" by Various
BY THE awkwardness with which some men make love, you would fancy they had learned how in a correspondence school.
"Reflections of a Bachelor Girl" by Helen Rowland
He corresponded a good deal with the king of Sweden, who supported our schools.
"Pretty Michal" by Mór Jókai
And I'm a correspondence school pilot.
"One Man's Poison" by Robert Sheckley
The Inter-State Correspondence Schools make a specialty of the interests of boys, I might say.
"Sube Cane" by Edward Bellamy Partridge
Correspondence schools may also be mentioned and their work discussed.
"The Complete Club Book for Women" by Caroline French Benton
Jones, Ellen L., school-teacher, 243, 335; correspondence with, 100, 108, 128, 153, 213, 317.
"An Artilleryman's Diary" by Jenkin Lloyd Jones
Priestley learnt it at school and corresponded with Annet.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
Graduate of one of these correspondence schools of telegraphy, I guess.
"Ruth Fielding Homeward Bound" by Alice B. Emerson
Enforcement policies should correspond to the severity of the school's drug problem.
"What Works: Schools Without Drugs" by United States Department of Education
His correspondence shows that he had no wish to place Separate Schools on an equality with Public Schools.
"Egerton Ryerson and Education in Upper Canada" by J. Harold Putnam
The teaching received at Sunday-school and a succession of corresponding Scriptures flashed into his mind.
"The Man with the Book" by John Matthias Weylland
I think that he was quite prepared to have taken pupils for his new school of war correspondents.
"The Balkan Peninsula" by Frank Fox
His position corresponded to that of the scholasticus in the early Continental schools.
"Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum" by John Healy
Political correspondence, literary work, the school, the bazaar, visiting and being visited crowded on his time.
"The Life of Mazzini" by Bolton King

In news:

Stacy Middle School seventh-grade teacher Paul Peloquin's students are corresponding with anthropologist Donald Johanson.
NBC correspondent Arnot to speak at USD NBC Special Foreign Correspondent Dr Bob Arnot is this year's featured speaker at the Volk Symposium, an event sponsored by the School of Business at The University of South Dakota.
Listen as Daily Item Sports Editor Bill Bowman, Assistant Sports Editor Harold Raker and Sports Correspondent Todd Hummel break down all of the local high school football games set for this Friday night.
Correspondent Tracy Smith sits with the young and talented Zac Efron, to talk about his graduation from the teen hit "High School Musical" films to "The Lucky One," in which he plays an Iraq War veteran.
As one of our most active correspondents, she provides coverage of two cities, Roy and North Ogden, and also helps out with feature and news coverage from Ogden and Weber school districts.
Photo by Jim McCreary, Town Crier correspondent Yianni Hazimihalis of Poland finished fifth in the four-year-old self-defense division during the March Madness Championship tournament held at Poland Middle School over the weekend.
In the latest installment of our American Graduate series, correspondent Tom Bearden reports on the strict disciplinary policies in place in Texas schools.
In every town in America, the back-to-school rush is on, reports CBS News correspondent Jim Axelrod.
Note that it seems as if writing for a middle school reader corresponds with a more instantly readable text.
District's correspondence school open for enrollment.
The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District's correspondence school, Building Educational Success Together (BEST), is now enrolling students for the 2012-2013 school year.
Doylestown High School class marks diamond jubilee By Hilary Bentman Correspondent
CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett was in the room while President Obama delivered his first comments on the Connecticut elementary school shooting, and details the emotional scene.
But those weren't problems for the high school team CBS News correspondent Seth Doane found in Georgia.
ESPN Boston High Schools correspondent Greg Story checks in with these video highlights from North Attleborough's 36-21 win over Mansfield in this week's Massachusetts Army National Guard Game of the Week.

In science:

Corresponding author: School of Mathematical Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel.
Equilibrium in Two-Player Non-Zero-Sum Dynkin Games in Continuous Time
In this way, private and public sectors (from physicians over hospitals, administrations, up to schools and universities) are aching under the evaluation-related administrative load, while little time remains to perform the work that the corresponding experts have been trained for.
Fundamental and Real-World Challenges in Economics
The corresponding extended structure provides an interesting and informative context for the better known Turing degrees – see, for example, Soskova and Cooper.94 The Bulgarian research school, including D.
Definability in the Real Universe
Corresponding author: Kellogg School of Management (CMS-EMS), Northwestern University. 5100 Leverone Hall, 2001 Sheridan Road.
Ranking Participants in Tournaments by means of Rating Functions
These notes correspond to the first lecture in a series of three given during the International School of Physics “Enrico Fermi” on Atom Optics and Space Physics held at Varenna in July 2007.
Tests of general relativity in the solar system
The AdS/CFT correspondence will be covered by other lecturers at this school.
TASI Lectures on Matrix Theory
We now describe one of the two basic set-ups we will be considering [namely, the one corresponding to the results in Schoolfield (1999a)].
Mixing times for Markov chains on wreath products and related homogeneous spaces
We now turn to our second basic set-up [namely, the one corresponding to the results in Schoolfield (1999b)].
Mixing times for Markov chains on wreath products and related homogeneous spaces
Needless to say, and so unfortunately, the corresponding explosion of student numbers, all of them having of course to start by studying Calculus 101, was in no way accompanied by a much needed similarly dramatic improvement of teaching and learning Mathematics across the primary and secondary schools in America.
Difficulties with Learning and Teaching Calculus
Sloot (corresponding author) School of Computer Engineering (SCE), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore.
Inference of the Russian drug community from one of the largest social networks in the Russian Federation
Preprint SISSA 110/99/EP. †Talk presented at the NATO-ASI and TMR Summer School ’Progress in String Theory and M-Theory’ Cargese, May 24 - June 5, 1999. 1The two entries in parenthesis refer respectively to left and right movers and the signs correspond to the choice of GSO pro jection.
Field Theory Duals from (Non)-Critical Type 0 Strings