direct-grant school

direct-grant school
noun
formerly a school that charged tuition fees and also received government grants in return for admitting certain non-paying students who were nominated by the local authorities
Hypernyms: ↑school

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direct-grant school noun
(until 1979) a fee-paying school that received a state grant on condition that it took a specified number of non-fee-paying pupils
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