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  • adjective not attending school and therefore free to work.

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  • adjective not attending school and therefore free to work

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Examples

  • The policy emphasized that students should receive out-of-school suspensions or be referred to police only for serious misconduct, such as causing harm to someone in a fight.

    Joanne Jacobs: Dismal Impact

  • They also found evidence that far from curtailing children's extracurricular experiences, a broadband internet subscription at home increased the number of children's out-of-school social activities, such as sports, ballet, music, painting lessons, or joining a youth club.

    Logging on to computers helps us get out more, insist economists

  • The reality is that test scores usually correlate more strongly with out-of-school social conditions borne of poverty and racism than with anything that happens inside the schoolhouse.

    Mike Klonsky: More Merit-Pay Millions for Chicago. Why?

  • The result was that referrals to law-enforcement officers dropped by 63 percent and out-of-school suspensions declined by 43 percent in the district from the 2008-09 school year to the 2009-10 school year, she said.

    Joanne Jacobs: Dismal Impact

  • It's true also that I pointed to research showing the opposite - that while teachers are a very important in-school factor, out-of-school factors related to parental educational level and family income are more strongly associated with student success.

    Kevin Welner: Waiting for 'Accountability-Man'

  • The reality is that test scores usually correlate more strongly with out-of-school social conditions borne of poverty and racism than with anything that happens inside the schoolhouse.

    Mike Klonsky: More Merit-Pay Millions for Chicago. Why?

  • Because suspended students miss instructional time, frequent use of out-of-school suspension also reduces students' opportunity to learn.

    Michael W. Waters: Paper Planes!

  • Because suspended students miss instructional time, frequent use of out-of-school suspension also reduces students' opportunity to learn.

    Michael W. Waters: Paper Planes!

  • The reality is that test scores usually correlate more strongly with out-of-school social conditions borne of poverty and racism than with anything that happens inside the schoolhouse.

    Mike Klonsky: More Merit-Pay Millions for Chicago. Why?

  • In fact, President Obama appears to understand the research quite well, being careful to distinguish between in - and out-of-school factors.

    Kevin Welner: Waiting for 'Accountability-Man'

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