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secondary education

n. Education of children that follows primary education and leads to either employment or college / university education

secondary education

n. education beyond the elementary grades; provided by a high school or college preparatory school

Secondary education

Secondary education normally takes place in secondary schools, taking place after primary education and may be followed by higher education or vocational training. In some countries, only primary or basic education is compulsory, but secondary education is included in compulsory education in most countries. In post-Soviet countries it is also known as general education or general middle education.

Usage examples of "secondary education".

They are the products of several generations of permissive childrearing, egalitarian homes, praise for childish creativity no matter how poverty-stricken the imagination or inadequate the execution, primary and secondary education from which the concepts of discipline and content have disappeared, and personal freedom of movement and sexual activity.

Smith and Kramer displayed detailed knowledge of Russia as they led him through his secondary education.

Instead of studying for CSEs (Certificate of Secondary Education) I delivered coal in the winter and drink mixes to off-licenses in the summer.

He duped a disk from his shipthe Go Placid, I'll never forget the freighter's logo, it lit every time the holoproj accessed the damned programand that's where I got my secondary education, from that disk.

They were doing well at school and she hoped that she might be able to bring them to Gaborone for their secondary education.

GCSE General Certificate of Secondary Education--high school qualification.

Full scholarship to Moss-Riley Secondary Education Facility, honors program in language and in political science.