out-of-school out-of-school

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not attending school and therefore free to work

Usage(s):

  • Saddled with an out-of-school curriculum chock-full of Taekwondo lessons, ceramics workshops and bassoon practice, America's youngsters barely have time to check their e-mail .

News

  1. Schools Try 'Restorative Justice' To Keep Kids From Dropping Out

    HOST: Out-of-school suspensions are on the rise across the country. A troubling statistic when you consider being suspended just once ups a student's chances of dropping out entirely. But many districts have turned to alternatives to suspension to try to keep kids in school. From Michigan Radio's
    on June 22, 2013     Source: KERA North Texas

  2. Community support needed to keep Washington County youth programs afloat: Guest column

    With state funding for out-of-school programs dwindling, the need for the Children's Opportunity Fund Initiative will increase even more, youth program advocates say.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Hillsboro Argus

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