the age set by law for children to start school attendance.
the period of school attendance required by law.
- School attendance officer
noun 1. a former name for Educational Welfare Officer
noun 1. a bag used for carrying books, school supplies, etc.
noun 1. a local board or committee in charge of public education. school board noun 1. (formerly in Britain) an elected board of ratepayers who provided local elementary schools between 1870 and 1902 2. (in the US and Canada) a local board of education
noun 1. a book for study in schools.