cut class

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cut class

 and cut school
to skip a school class or a day of school without an excuse. As a joke, one day all the students cut their math class and went to lunch. Jane was grounded after she cut school last Friday.
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cut class

Absent oneself from a class or other, usually mandatory event, as in If he cuts one more class he'll fail the course. [Late 1700s]
See also: class, cut
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Wolf's budget will increase the state's share of funding for public education to 50% for the first time since the 1970s and cut school district property taxes by more than 50 percent for the average homeowner.
They have overseen the authority going into special measures, plan to cut school budgets by PS3m over the next few years, plan to cut the additional learning needs budget by PS700,000 and now have supervised the worst gap in performance at GCSEs for our poorest children in Wales.
For the time being at least, Labour won't promise not to cut school funding too.
The superintendent said other towns, including Sutton and Northbridge, also have had to cut school budgets.
Labor cut school maintenance funding by 20 per cent when it was last in government.
ACOUNCIL has been accused of using "bully boy tactics" in its attempt to force through a decision to cut school transport to students in Northumberland.
The change paves the way for individual schools to introduce longer terms and cut school holidays.
JOBS could be under threat in a move to cut school catering staff hours, saving up to PS100,000.
Its aim is to promote travelling to school in more sustainable ways, in order to improve pupils' wellbeing and to cut school run congestion.
PLANS to cut school uniform grants for under-privileged youngsters were today scrapped.
I WANT to thank parents and residents who have contacted me about the council's decision to cut school bus passes.
But we must all keep in mind that the quality of a community's services, especially its schools, has a significant impact on housing values, If we cut school budgets to the point where quality is impacted, home values will dip and homeowner equity will be lost.
And while we're talking electricity: One state senator, Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, wants to cut school districts' electric bills by 20 percent to help them avert major layoffs as the state looks to cut billions of dollars from public education.
POLICE in Hartburn are taking strides to cut school run congestion.
Summary: Gordon Brown has accused the Conservatives of planning to cut school funding and scrap NHS waiting list guarantees.