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Index Boarding school

A boarding school provides education for pupils who live on the premises, as opposed to a day school. [1]

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A Little Princess

A Little Princess is a children's novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, first published as a book in 1905.

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A Little Princess (1995 film)

A Little Princess is a 1995 American family drama film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and starring Eleanor Bron, Liam Cunningham (in a dual role), and introducing Liesel Matthews as Sara Crewe with supporting roles by Vanessa Lee Chester, Rusty Schwimmer, Arthur Malet, and Errol Sitahal.

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A Separate Peace

A Separate Peace is a coming-of-age novel by John Knowles.

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Abandonment (emotional)

Emotional abandonment is a subjective emotional state in which people feel undesired, left behind, insecure, or discarded.

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Academic term

An academic term (or simply "term") is a portion of an academic year, the time during which an educational institution holds classes.

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Adderall, Adderall XR, and Mydayis are combination drugs containing four salts of the two enantiomers of amphetamine, a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant of the phenethylamine class.

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AdolescenceMacmillan Dictionary for Students Macmillan, Pan Ltd.

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Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).

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American Indian boarding schools

Native American boarding schools, also known as Indian Residential Schools were established in the United States during the late 19th and mid 20th centuries with a primary objective of assimilating Native American children and youth into Euro-American culture, while at the same time providing a basic education in Euro-American subject matters.

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Another Country (film)

Another Country is a 1984 British romantic historical drama written by Julian Mitchell, adapted from his play of the same name.

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Archer (TV series)

Archer is an American adult animated sitcom created by Adam Reed for the basic cable network FX.

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A bank is a financial institution that accepts deposits from the public and creates credit.

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Barbie: Princess Charm School

Barbie: Princess Charm School is a 2011 direct-to-DVD computer-animated film, directed by Zeke Norton, which was released on September 13, 2011 in the US and on August 28 in the UK.

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A bathtub, bath, or tub (informal) is a large or small container for holding water in which a person or animal may bathe.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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Billy Bunter

William George "Billy" Bunter is a fictional schoolboy created by Charles Hamilton using the pen name Frank Richards. He features in stories set at Greyfriars School, originally published in the boys' weekly story paper The Magnet from 1908 to 1940. Subsequently, Bunter has appeared in novels, on television, in stage plays, and in comic strips. He is in the Lower Fourth form of Greyfriars School, known as the Remove, whose members are 14–15 years of age. Originally a minor character, his role was expanded over the years with his antics being heavily used in the stories to provide comic relief and to drive forward the plots. Bunter's defining characteristic is his greediness and dramatically overweight appearance. His character is, in many respects, a highly obnoxious anti-hero. As well as his gluttony, he is also obtuse, lazy, racist, inquisitive, deceitful, slothful, self-important and conceited. These defects, however, are not recognised by Bunter. In his own mind, he is an exemplary character: handsome, talented and aristocratic; and dismisses most of those around him as "beasts". Even so, the negative sides of Bunter are offset by several genuine redeeming features; such as his tendency, from time to time, to display courage in aid of others; his ability to be generous, on the rare occasions when he has food or cash; and above all his very real love and concern for his mother. All these, combined with Bunter's cheery optimism, his comically transparent untruthfulness and inept attempts to conceal his antics from his schoolmasters and schoolfellows, combine to make a character that succeeds in being highly entertaining but which rarely attracts the reader's lasting sympathy.

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Bloomberg Businessweek

Bloomberg Businessweek is an American weekly business magazine published by Bloomberg L.P. Businessweek was founded in 1929.

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Boarding schools in China

As of 2015 there were about 100,000 boarding schools in rural areas of Mainland China, with about 33 million children living in them.

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Boys (1996 film)

Boys is a 1996 American film starring Winona Ryder and Lukas Haas.

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Boys' Weeklies

"Boys' Weeklies" is an essay by George Orwell in which he analyses those weekly story-paper publications for boys which were current around 1940.

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Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.

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British literature

British literature is literature in the English language from the United Kingdom, Isle of Man, and Channel Islands.

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Bully (video game)

Bully is an action-adventure video game developed by Rockstar Vancouver and published by Rockstar Games.

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Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Canadian Indian residential school system

In Canada, the Indian residential school system was a network of boarding schools for Indigenous peoples.

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Carlisle Indian Industrial School

The United States Indian Industrial School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, generally known as Carlisle Indian Industrial School, was the flagship Indian boarding school in the United States from 1879 through 1918.

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Carlisle is a borough in and the county seat of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Carrel desk

A carrel desk is a small desk (usually) featuring high sides meant to visually isolate its user from any surroundings either partially or totally.

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Chalet School

The Chalet School is a series of approximately sixty school story novels by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer, initially published between 1923 and 1970.

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Charles Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.

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Charlotte Brontë

Charlotte Brontë (commonly; 21 April 1816 – 31 March 1855) was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels have become classics of English literature.

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Child displacement

Child displacement is the removal or separation of children from their parents and immediate family or settings in which they have initially been reared.

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Children of the Red King

Children of the Red King is a series of eight children fantasy school and adventure novels written by British author Jenny Nimmo, first published by Egmont 2002 to 2009.

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Class (film)

Class is a 1983 American comedy film directed by Lewis John Carlino, starring Rob Lowe, Jacqueline Bisset and Cliff Robertson.

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A clique (AusE, CanE, or), in the social sciences, is a group of individuals who interact with one another and share similar interests.

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Cognitive development

Cognitive development is a field of study in neuroscience and psychology focusing on a child's development in terms of information processing, conceptual resources, perceptual skill, language learning, and other aspects of the developed adult brain and cognitive psychology.

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Collège Alpin International Beau Soleil

Founded in 1910 Collège Alpin International Beau Soleil is one of the oldest private boarding schools in Switzerland.

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Collège Champittet

Collège Champittet is a Swiss school in the canton de Vaud operated by Nord Anglia Education, a group of 42 schools around the world.

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Collège du Léman

Collège du Léman (CdL) is a private, for-profit international school in Versoix, Canton of Geneva, Switzerland.

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College-preparatory school

A college-preparatory school (shortened to preparatory school, prep school, or college prep) is a type of secondary school.

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In history, a colony is a territory under the immediate complete political control of a state, distinct from the home territory of the sovereign.

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Columbia International College

Columbia International College is a private boarding preparatory school in the Ainslie Wood neighbourhood of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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a medium used to express ideas by images, often combined with text or other visual information.

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Commonwealth of Nations

The Commonwealth of Nations, often known as simply the Commonwealth, is an intergovernmental organisation of 53 member states that are mostly former territories of the British Empire.

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Constructivism (philosophy of education)

Constructivism is a philosophical viewpoint about the nature of knowledge.

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Council of Schools and Services for the Blind

The Council of Schools and Services for the Blind (COSB) is a consortium of specialized schools in Canada and the United States whose major goal is improving the quality of services to children who are blind and visually impaired.

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Cracks (film)

Cracks is a 2009 independent drama psychological thriller film starring Eva Green, Juno Temple, María Valverde, and Imogen Poots, which was released theatrically in the UK and Ireland on 4 December 2009.

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Crane Union High School

Crane Union High School is a public high school in Crane, Oregon, United States.

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Crane, Oregon

Crane is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Harney County, Oregon, United States, northeast of Malheur Lake on Oregon Route 78.

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Croyland Chronicle

The Croyland or Crowland Chronicle is an important primary source for English medieval history, particularly the late 15th century.

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Cultural assimilation of Native Americans

The cultural assimilation of Native Americans was an assimilation effort by the United States to transform Native American culture to European–American culture between the years of 1790 and 1920.

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David Holbache

Dafydd ab Ieuan (est. 1355 – 1422/23), better known by his English name David Holbache, was a Welsh politician, best known for founding Oswestry School in 1407.

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Day school

A day school—as opposed to a boarding school—is an educational institution where children (or high school age adolescents) are given instruction during the day, after which the students return to their homes.

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Dead Poets Society

Dead Poets Society is a 1989 American drama film directed by Peter Weir, written by Tom Schulman, and starring Robin Williams.

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Deaf education

Deaf education is the education of students with any degree of hearing loss or deafness which addresses their differences and individual needs.

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Democratic education

Democratic education is an educational ideal in which democracy is both a goal and a method of instruction.

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Department for Children, Schools and Families

Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF; stylised as all lowercase) was a department of the UK government, between 2007 and 2010, responsible for issues affecting people in England up to the age of 19, including child protection and education.

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Department of Health and Social Care

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is a department of Her Majesty's Government, responsible for government policy on health and adult social care matters in England, along with a few elements of the same matters which are not otherwise devolved to the Scottish Government, Welsh Government or Northern Ireland Executive.

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Depression (mood)

Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, tendencies, feelings, and sense of well-being.

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Descendants (2015 film)

Descendants is a 2015 American musical fantasy television film directed and choreographed by Kenny Ortega.

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Diana Wynne Jones

Diana Wynne Jones (16 August 1934 – 26 March 2011) was a British writer, principally of fantasy novels for children and adults.

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A disability is an impairment that may be cognitive, developmental, intellectual, mental, physical, sensory, or some combination of these.

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Dissolution of the Monasteries

The Dissolution of the Monasteries, sometimes referred to as the Suppression of the Monasteries, was the set of administrative and legal processes between 1536 and 1541 by which Henry VIII disbanded monasteries, priories, convents and friaries in England and Wales and Ireland, appropriated their income, disposed of their assets, and provided for their former personnel and functions.

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In United States usage, the word dormitory means a building primarily providing sleeping and residential quarters for large numbers of people, often boarding school, college or university students.

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Edith of Wessex

Edith of Wessex (1025 – 18 December 1075) was a Queen of England.

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Edward Kay (writer)

Edward Kay is a Toronto-based screenwriter, story editor and novelist with a background in both live-action and animated television comedy, as well as print journalism.

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Edward the Confessor

Edward the Confessor (Ēadƿeard Andettere, Eduardus Confessor; 1003 – 5 January 1066), also known as Saint Edward the Confessor, was among the last Anglo-Saxon kings of England.

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Elinor Brent-Dyer

Elinor M. Brent-Dyer (6 April 1894 – 20 September 1969) was a children's author who wrote more than 100 books during her lifetime, the most famous being the Chalet School series.

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Enid Blyton

Enid Mary Blyton (11 August 1897 – 28 November 1968) was an English children's writer whose books have been among the world's best-sellers since the 1930s, selling more than 600 million copies.

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Eric, or, Little by Little

Eric, or, Little by Little is a book by Frederic W. Farrar, first edition 1858.

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Erich Kästner

Emil Erich Kästner (23 February 1899 – 29 July 1974) was a German author, poet, screenwriter and satirist, known primarily for his humorous, socially astute poems and for children's books including Emil and the Detectives.

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Erving Goffman

Erving Goffman (11 June 1922 – 19 November 1982) was a Canadian-American sociologist and writer, considered by some "the most influential American sociologist of the twentieth century".

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Eton College

Eton College is an English independent boarding school for boys in Eton, Berkshire, near Windsor.

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European Union

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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Ever After High

Ever After High is a fashion doll franchise released by Mattel in July 2013.

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The Latin word exeat ("he/she may leave") is most commonly used to describe a period of absence from a centre of learning.

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Fantasy is a genre of speculative fiction set in a fictional universe, often without any locations, events, or people referencing the real world.

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Fay School

Fay School is an independent, coeducational day and boarding school, located on a campus some from Boston in Southborough, Massachusetts, and is the oldest junior boarding school in the United States.

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Final Fantasy VIII

Final Fantasy VIII is a role-playing video game developed and published by Square for the PlayStation console.

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Frances Hodgson Burnett

Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (24 November 1849 – 29 October 1924) was a British novelist and playwright.

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Frederic Farrar

Frederic William Farrar (Bombay, 7 August 1831 – Canterbury, 22 March 1903) was a cleric of the Church of England (Anglican), schoolteacher and author.

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G.I. Rossolimo Boarding School Number 49

G.I. Rossolimo Boarding School No.

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Gemma Doyle Trilogy

The Gemma Doyle Trilogy is a trilogy of fantasy novels by American writer Libba Bray.

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Gender role

A gender role, also known as a sex role, is a social role encompassing a range of behaviors and attitudes that are generally considered acceptable, appropriate, or desirable for people based on their actual or perceived sex or sexuality.

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Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, is a unitary presidential constitutional democracy, located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa.

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Good-Bye to All That

Good-Bye to All That, an autobiography by Robert Graves, first appeared in 1929, when the author was 34 years old.

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Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Goodbye, Mr.

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Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939 film)

Goodbye, Mr.

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Great house

A great house is a large house or mansion with luxurious appointments and great retinues of indoor and outdoor staff.

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Greyfriars School

Greyfriars School is a fictional English public school used as a setting in the long-running series of stories by the writer Charles Hamilton, who wrote under the pen-name of Frank Richards.

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Guest ranch

The guest ranch, also known as a dude ranch, is a type of ranch oriented towards visitors or tourism.

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Hanazakari no Kimitachi e

, also known as Ike-para, is a Japanese drama produced by Fuji Television and first aired on July 3, 2007.

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Hanazakari no Kimitachi e (2011 TV series)

is a 2011 Japanese television series.

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Hanazakarino Kimitachihe

Hanazakarino Kimitachihe, is a 2006 Taiwanese drama starring Ella Chen of S.H.E, Wu Chun and Jiro Wang of Fahrenheit and Danson Tang.

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Harney County, Oregon

Harney County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oregon.

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Harrow School

Harrow School is an independent boarding school for boys in Harrow, London, England.

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Harry Potter

Harry Potter is a series of fantasy novels written by British author J. K. Rowling.

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Harry Potter (film series)

Harry Potter is a British-American film series based on the Harry Potter novels by author J. K. Rowling.

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Hasta el viento tiene miedo

Hasta el viento tiene miedo (Even the Wind is Afraid) is a 1968 (1967 according to the ITESM) Mexican horror film, written and directed by Carlos Enrique Taboada and is considered a cult movie in México.

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High school (North America)

High school is a term primarily used in the United States to describe the level of education students receive from approximately 14 to 18 years old, although there is some variation.

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Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, shortened to Hogwarts, is a fictional British school of magic for students aged eleven to eighteen, and is the primary setting for the first six books in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.

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Homesickness is the distress caused by being away from home.

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Homosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between members of the same sex or gender.

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House of Anubis

House of Anubis is a mystery television series developed for Nickelodeon based on the Belgian-Dutch television series Het Huis Anubis.

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Human brain

The human brain is the central organ of the human nervous system, and with the spinal cord makes up the central nervous system.

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Hypercompetition is rapid and dynamic competition characterized by unsustainable advantage.

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if.... is a 1968 British drama film produced and directed by Lindsay Anderson satirising English public school life.

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In loco parentis

The term in loco parentis, Latin for "in the place of a parent" refers to the legal responsibility of a person or organization to take on some of the functions and responsibilities of a parent.

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Independent school

An independent school is independent in its finances and governance; it is usually not dependent upon national or local government to finance its operations, nor reliant on taxpayer contributions, and is instead funded by a combination of tuition charges, donations, and in some cases the investment yield of an endowment.

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Independent school (United Kingdom)

In the United Kingdom, independent schools (also private schools) are fee-paying private schools, governed by an elected board of governors and independent of many of the regulations and conditions that apply to state-funded schools.

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Institut Le Rosey

Institut Le Rosey, commonly referred to as Le Rosey or simply Rosey, is a boarding school in Rolle, Switzerland.

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Interlochen Center for the Arts

Interlochen Center for the Arts is a tax exempt, 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, operating an arts education institution in northwest Michigan.

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Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.

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J. D. Salinger

Jerome David "J.

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J. K. Rowling

Joanne Rowling, ("rolling";Rowling, J.K. (16 February 2007).. Accio Quote (accio-quote.org). Retrieved 28 April 2008. born 31 July 1965), writing under the pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist, philanthropist, film and television producer and screenwriter best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series.

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James Hilton (novelist)

James Hilton (9 September 190020 December 1954) was an English novelist best remembered for several best-sellers, including Lost Horizon and Goodbye, Mr. Chips.

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Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre (originally published as Jane Eyre: An Autobiography) is a novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë, published under the pen name "Currer Bell", on 16 October 1847, by Smith, Elder & Co. of London, England.

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Jenny Nimmo

Jenny Nimmo (born 15 January 1944) is a British author of children's books, including many fantasy and adventure novels, chapter books, and picture books.

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Jill Murphy

Jill Murphy (born 5 July 1949) is a British writer and illustrator of children's books, best known for the ''Worst Witch'' novels and the "Large Family" picture books.

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John Green (author)

John Michael Green (born August 24, 1977) is an American author, vlogger, writer, producer, actor, editor, and educator.

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John Knowles

John Knowles (September 16, 1926 – November 29, 2001) was an American novelist best known for A Separate Peace (1959).

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John van de Ruit

John Howard van de Ruit (born 20 April 1975) is a South African novelist, actor, playwright and producer.

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L. T. Meade


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Letters patent

Letters patent (always in the plural) are a type of legal instrument in the form of a published written order issued by a monarch, president, or other head of state, generally granting an office, right, monopoly, title, or status to a person or corporation.

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Libba Bray

Libba Bray (born Martha Elizabeth Bray; March 11, 1964) is an American writer of young adult novels including the Gemma Doyle Trilogy, Going Bovine, and The Diviners.

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Life Is Strange

Life Is Strange is an episodic graphic adventure video game developed by Dontnod Entertainment and published by Square Enix for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.

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List of boarding schools

This list includes notable boarding schools (where some or all people study and live during the school year) offering a curriculum in English and other languages.

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List of boarding schools in the United Kingdom

The following is a list of notable boarding schools in the United Kingdom.

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List of state boarding schools in England and Wales

There are about 40 state boarding schools in England and one in Wales, providing state-funded education but charging for boarding.

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Looking for Alaska

Looking for Alaska is John Green's first novel, published in March 2005 by Dutton Juvenile.

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Lost and Delirious

Lost and Delirious is a 2001 Canadian drama film directed by Léa Pool and loosely based on the novel The Wives of Bath by Susan Swan.

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Loving Annabelle

Loving Annabelle is a 2006 American romantic drama film directed by Katherine Brooks.

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Ludwig Bemelmans

Ludwig Bemelmans (born April 27, 1898 – October 1, 1962) was an Austro-Hungarian-born American writer and illustrator of children's books.

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Madeline is a media franchise that originated as a series of children's books written and illustrated by Ludwig Bemelmans, an Austrian-American author.

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Madeline (1998 film)

Madeline is a 1998 live-action film adaptation of the children's book series Madeline.

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Mainland China

Mainland China, also known as the Chinese mainland, is the geopolitical as well as geographical area under the direct jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China (PRC).

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Malory Towers

Malory Towers is a series of six novels by English children's author Enid Blyton.

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Maternal deprivation

The term maternal deprivation is a catch-phrase summarising the early work of psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, John Bowlby on the effects of separating infants and young children from their mother (or mother substitute) although the effect of loss of the mother on the developing child had been considered earlier by Freud and other theorists.

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Mädchen in Uniform

(Girls in Uniform) is a 1931 German feature-length film based on the play (Then and Now, lit. Yesterday and Today) by Christa Winsloe and directed by Leontine Sagan with artistic direction from Carl Froelich, who also funded the film.

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Methylphenidate, sold under various trade names, Ritalin being one of the most commonly known, is a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant of the phenethylamine and piperidine classes that is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy.

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Michaelhouse is a full boarding senior school for boys founded in 1896.

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Military academy

A military academy or service academy (in the United States) is an educational institution which prepares candidates for service in the officer corps.

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Mixed-sex education

Mixed-sex education, also known as mixed-gender education, co-education or coeducation (abbreviated to co-ed or coed), is a system of education where males and females are educated together.

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Monastic school

Monastic schools (Scholae monasticae) were, along with cathedral schools, the most important institutions of higher learning in the Latin West from the early Middle Ages until the 12th century.

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Muriel Spark

Dame Muriel Sarah Spark DBE, CLit, FRSE, FRSL (née Camberg; 1 February 1918 – 13 April 2006).

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Native Americans in the United States

Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.

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Nicholas Nickleby

Nicholas Nickleby; or, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby is a novel by Charles Dickens.

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North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics

North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) is a two-year, public residential high school located in Durham, North Carolina, US, that focuses on the intensive study of science, mathematics and technology.

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O Ateneu

O Ateneu is a novel written by the Brazilian author Raul Pompéia in 1888, which is considered one of the most prominent examples of Brazilian Realism and Naturalism.

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Old boy network

An old boy network, or society (also old boys' club), can refer to social and business connections among former pupils of male-only private schools.

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Order of Saint Benedict

The Order of Saint Benedict (OSB; Latin: Ordo Sancti Benedicti), also known as the Black Monksin reference to the colour of its members' habitsis a Catholic religious order of independent monastic communities that observe the Rule of Saint Benedict.

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Orff Schulwerk

The Orff Schulwerk, or simply the Orff Approach, is a developmental approach used in music education.

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An orphanage is a residential institution devoted to the care of orphans—children whose biological parents are deceased or otherwise unable or unwilling to take care of them.

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Oswestry School

Oswestry School is an ancient, co-educational independent school, located in Oswestry, Shropshire, England.

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Oxbridge is a portmanteau of "Oxford" and "Cambridge"; the two oldest, most prestigious, and consistently most highly-ranked universities in the United Kingdom.

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Page (servant)

A page or page boy is traditionally a young male attendant or servant, but may also have been used for a messenger at the service of a nobleman.

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Peace Breaks Out

Peace Breaks Out (1981) is a novel by American author John Knowles, better known for A Separate Peace (1959).

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Percy Jackson & the Olympians

Percy Jackson & the Olympians, often shortened to Percy Jackson, is a pentalogy of fantasy adventure novels written by American author Rick Riordan, and the first book series in the Camp Half-Blood Chronicles.

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Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (also known as Percy Jackson & the Lightning Thief) is a 2010 fantasy film directed by Chris Columbus.

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Performance-enhancing substance

Performance-enhancing substances, also known as performance-enhancing drugs (PED), are substances that are used to improve any form of activity performance in humans.

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Pink Floyd – The Wall

Pink Floyd – The Wall is a 1982 British live-action/animated musical drama film directed by Alan Parker with animated segments by political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe, and is based on the 1979 Pink Floyd album of the same name.

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Political correctness

The term political correctness (adjectivally: politically correct; commonly abbreviated to PC or P.C.) is used to describe language, policies, or measures that are intended to avoid offense or disadvantage to members of particular groups in society.

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Ponette is a 1996 French film directed by Jacques Doillon.

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Prefect (from the Latin praefectus, substantive adjectival form of praeficere: "put in front", i.e., in charge) is a magisterial title of varying definition, but which, basically, refers to the leader of an administrative area.

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Preparatory school (United Kingdom)

A preparatory school (or, shortened: prep school) in the United Kingdom is a selective, fee-charging independent primary school that caters primarily for children up to approximately the age of 13.

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Prom Wars

Prom Wars is a 2008 comedy film directed by Phil Price and featuring Raviv Ullman, Alia Shawkat, Rachelle Lefèvre, and Nicolas Wright.

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A ranch is an area of land, including various structures, given primarily to the practice of ranching, the practice of raising grazing livestock such as cattle or sheep for meat or wool.

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Ranch school

A ranch school is a type of school used in rural areas of the Western United States.

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Raul Pompeia

Raul d'Ávila Pompeia (April 12, 1863 – December 25, 1895) was a Brazilian novelist, short story writer and chronicler.

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Rebelde Way

Rebelde Way is a Martín Fierro Award—nominated Argentine telenovela created and produced by Cris Morena.

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Recreational drug use

Recreational drug use is the use of a psychoactive drug to induce an altered state of consciousness for pleasure, by modifying the perceptions, feelings, and emotions of the user.

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A refectory (also frater, frater house, fratery) is a dining room, especially in monasteries, boarding schools, and academic institutions.

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Residential education

Residential education, broadly defined, is a pre-college education provided in an environment where students both live and learn outside their family homes.

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Rick Riordan

Richard Russell Riordan Jr. (born June 5, 1964), is an American author.

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Robert Graves

Robert Graves (24 July 1895 – 7 December 1985), also known as Robert von Ranke Graves, was an English poet, historical novelist, critic, and classicist.

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Robert Land Academy

Robert Land Academy (RLA) is Canada's only non-university level private military academy.

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Room and board

Room and board describes a situation where, in exchange for money, labor or other considerations, a person is provided with a place to live as well as meals on a comprehensive basis.

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Sarah Fielding

Sarah Fielding (8 November 1710 – 9 April 1768) was an English author and sister of the novelist Henry Fielding.

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Sørlandet (ship)

Sørlandet is a Norwegian heritage Tall Ship and the world’s oldest full rigged ship still in operation.

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Scent of a Woman (1992 film)

Scent of a Woman is a 1992 American drama film produced and directed by Martin Brest that tells the story of a preparatory school student who takes a job as an assistant to an irritable, blind, medically retired Army officer.

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School and university in literature

Educational settings as place and/or subject in fiction form the theme of this catalogue of titles and authors.

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School story

The school story is a fiction genre centering on older pre-adolescent and adolescent school life, at its most popular in the first half of the twentieth century.

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R. P. Feynman, The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol.1, Chaps.1,2,&3.

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Secondary education

Secondary education covers two phases on the International Standard Classification of Education scale.

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SEED Foundation

The SEED Foundation (also often referred to as the SEED Schools) is a private foundation, established in 1997 to provide boarding school college-preparatory educational opportunities to underserved students.

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Semester school

A semester school is a school that complements a student's secondary education by providing them with the opportunity to step out of their regular school for half an academic year and step into a uniquely different educational setting while continuing their required academic studies.

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She's the Man

She's the Man is a 2006 American romantic comedy sports film directed by Andy Fickman and starring Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, Laura Ramsey and Emily Perkins.

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Single-sex education

Single-sex education, also known as single-gender education, is the practice of conducting education where male and female students attend separate classes or in separate buildings or schools.

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Social class

A social class is a set of subjectively defined concepts in the social sciences and political theory centered on models of social stratification in which people are grouped into a set of hierarchical social categories, the most common being the upper, middle and lower classes.

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Social stratification

Social stratification is a kind of social differentiation whereby a society groups people into socioeconomic strata, based upon their occupation and income, wealth and social status, or derived power (social and political).

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In sociology, socialization is the process of internalizing the norms and ideologies of society.

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Southborough, Massachusetts

Southborough is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States.

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Special education

Special education (also known as special needs education, aided education, exceptional education or Special Ed) is the practice of educating students with an IEP or Section 504 in a way that addresses their individual differences and needs.

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Spud (film)

Spud is a 2009 South African film directed by Donovan Marsh, based on the novel of the same name by John van de Ruit.

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Spud (novel)

Spud is a 2005 novel by South African author, actor, playwright and producer, John van de Ruit.

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.

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St Trinian's (film)

St Trinian's is a 2007 British comedy film and the sixth in a long-running series of British films based on the works of cartoonist Ronald Searle set in St Trinian's School.

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St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold

St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold is a 2009 British adventure comedy film directed by Oliver Parker and Barnaby Thompson, both of whom directed the previous film in the series.

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St Trinian's School

St Trinian's was a British gag cartoon comic strip series, created and drawn by Ronald Searle from 1946 until 1952.

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St. Clare's (series)


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STAR Academy (novel)

STAR Academy is a 2009 comedic sci-fi children's novel by Canadian author Edward Kay, who is also the co-creator of the animated series, Jimmy Two-Shoes.

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Statistics is a branch of mathematics dealing with the collection, analysis, interpretation, presentation, and organization of data.

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In social psychology, a stereotype is an over-generalized belief about a particular category of people.

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Strange Days at Blake Holsey High

Black Hole High (also known as Strange Days at Blake Holsey High) is a Canadian science fiction television program which first aired in North America in October 2002 on Global TV.

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Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one's own death.

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Summerhill School

Summerhill School is an independent (i.e. fee-paying) British boarding school that was founded in 1921 by Alexander Sutherland Neill with the belief that the school should be made to fit the child, rather than the other way around.

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Suzuki method

The Suzuki method is an internationally known music curriculum and teaching philosophy dating from the mid-20th century, created by Japanese violinist and pedagogue Shinichi Suzuki (1898–1998).

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Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Taps (film)

Taps is a 1981 American drama film starring George C. Scott and Timothy Hutton, with Ronny Cox, Tom Cruise, Sean Penn and Evan Handler in supporting roles.

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The Browning Version (1951 film)

The Browning Version is a 1951 British drama film based on the 1948 play of the same name by Terence Rattigan.

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The Browning Version (1994 film)

The Browning Version is a 1994 film directed by Mike Figgis and starring Albert Finney, Greta Scacchi and Matthew Modine.

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The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye is a story by J. D. Salinger, first published in serial form in 1945-6 and as a novel in 1951.

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The Chorus (2004 film)

The Chorus (Les Choristes) is a 2004 European drama film directed by Christophe Barratier.

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The Facts of Life (TV series)

The Facts of Life is an American sitcom and a spin-off of Diff'rent Strokes that originally aired on NBC from August 24, 1979 to May 7, 1988, making it one of the longest-running sitcoms of the 1980s.

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The Flying Classroom

The Flying Classroom (German: Das fliegende Klassenzimmer) is a 1933 novel for children written by the German writer Erich Kästner.

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The Governess, or The Little Female Academy

The Governess, or The Little Female Academy (published 1749) by Sarah Fielding is the first full-length novel written for children, and a significant work of 18th-century children's literature.

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The Heroes of Olympus

The Heroes of Olympus is a pentalogy of fantasy-adventure novels written by American author Rick Riordan.

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The King's School, Canterbury

The King's School is a selective British co-educational independent school for both day and boarding pupils in the English city of Canterbury in Kent.

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The Moth Diaries (film)

The Moth Diaries is a 2011 horror film directed by Mary Harron, based on the 2002 novel of the same name by Rachel Klein.

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The Naughtiest Girl

The Naughtiest Girl is a series of novels written by Enid Blyton in the 1940s–1950s.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Power of One (film)

The Power of One is a 1992 American drama film based on Bryce Courtenay's 1989 novel The Power of One.

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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (film)

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie is a 1969 British drama film, based on the novel of the same name by Muriel Spark.

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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (novel)

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie is a novel by Muriel Spark, the best known of her works.

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The Trouble with Angels (film)

The Trouble with Angels is a 1966 comedy film about the adventures of two girls, later best friends, in an all-girls Catholic school run by nuns.

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The Worst Witch

The Worst Witch is a series of children's books written and illustrated by Jill Murphy.

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Therapeutic boarding school

A therapeutic boarding school is a residential school offering therapy for students with emotional or behavioral issues.

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Think Global School

THINK Global School is an independent high school that travels the world, giving students the opportunity to study in twelve different countries over the course of three years.

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Third culture kid

Third culture kid (TCK) refers individuals whose raised in a culture other than their parents' or the culture of the country named on their passport (where they are legally considered native) for a significant part of their early development years.

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Thomas Hughes

Thomas Hughes (20 October 182222 March 1896) was an English lawyer, judge, politician and author.

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To the Beautiful You

To the Beautiful You is a 2012 South Korean television drama series starring Sulli, Choi Min-ho, and Lee Hyun-woo.

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Tom Brown's School Days

Tom Brown's School Days (sometimes written Tom Brown's Schooldays, also published under the titles Tom Brown at Rugby, School Days at Rugby, and Tom Brown's School Days at Rugby) is an 1857 novel by Thomas Hughes.

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Tom Brown's Schooldays (1951 film)

Tom Brown's Schooldays is a 1951 British drama film, produced by Brian Desmond Hurst, directed by Gordon Parry and starring John Howard Davies, Robert Newton and James Hayter.

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Total institution

A total institution is a place of work and residence where a great number of similarly situated people, cut off from the wider community for a considerable time, together lead an enclosed, formally administered round of life.

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Tuition payments

Tuition payments, usually known as tuition in American English and as tuition fees in Commonwealth English, are fees charged by education institutions for instruction or other services.

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United World Colleges

UWC (or United World Colleges) is a global educational movement with the mission to "make education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future." Originally founded in 1962 to bridge social, national and cultural divides caused by the Cold War, today UWC consists of 17 schools and colleges on four continents, several short educational programmes, and national committees in 159 countries and territories worldwide.

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Upper class

The upper class in modern societies is the social class composed of people who hold the highest social status, and usuall are also the wealthiest members of society, and also wield the greatest political power.

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Venture capital

Venture capital (VC) is a type of private equity, a form of financing that is provided by firms or funds to small, early-stage, emerging firms that are deemed to have high growth potential, or which have demonstrated high growth (in terms of number of employees, annual revenue, or both).

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Victorian era

In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.

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Villette (novel)

Villette is an 1853 novel written by English author Charlotte Brontë.

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Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster, London, England, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster.

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Westminster School

Westminster School is an independent day and boarding school in London, England, located within the precincts of Westminster Abbey.

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Wild Child (film)

Wild Child is a 2008 British-French-American teen comedy film starring Emma Roberts, Kimberley Nixon, Juno Temple, Linzey Cocker, Sophie Wu, Alex Pettyfer and Georgia King.

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Wilderness or wildland is a natural environment on Earth that has not been significantly modified by human activity.

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William of Wykeham

William of Wykeham (1320 or 1324 – 27 September 1404) was Bishop of Winchester and Chancellor of England.

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Winchester College

Winchester College is an independent boarding school for boys in the British public school tradition, situated in Winchester, Hampshire.

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Witch Week

Witch Week is a children's fantasy novel and school story by the British writer Diana Wynne Jones, published by Macmillan Children's Books in 1982.

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You Are Not Alone (film)

You Are Not Alone (Du er ikke alene) is a 1978 Danish coming-of-age film written by Lasse Nielsen and Bent Petersen, directed by Lasse Nielsen and Ernst Johansen and produced by Steen Herdel.

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Young Americans (TV series)

Young Americans is an American television drama created by Steven Antin.

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Youth village

A youth village (כפר נוער, Kfar No'ar) is a boarding school model first developed in Mandate Palestine in the 1930s to care for groups of children and teenagers fleeing the Nazis.

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Zoey 101

Zoey 101 is an American comedy-drama television series which originally aired on Nickelodeon from January 9, 2005 until May 2, 2008.

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5ive Girls

5ive Girls is a 2006 Canadian horror film written and directed by Warren P. Sonoda and starring Ron Perlman, Jennifer Miller, and Jordan Madley.

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