cut class

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cut class

To intentionally miss class, usually to pursue some other activity. I can't possibly sit through another lecture today, so let's just cut class and go to the beach.
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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]
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His latest budget request would slash Medicaid, the major source of federal funding for treating mental health problems, and cut school safety programmes by more than a third.
Dozens of parents, grandparents and carers staged a protest at North Lanarkshire Council headquarters objecting to controversial proposals to cut school transport.
Without this, we would have to cut school days or roll back programs," Grzeskowiak said.
Under the Labor-Green Government, Michelle OByrne cut school nurses and let thousands of kids miss out on proper health screening checks.
The letter reads: "The Government has cut school funding in Britain by PS2.
COUNCIL chiefs say they would fight any move to cut school opening hours to save money in Liverpool, after one school revealed plans to end at lunchtime on Fridays.
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.
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.
Its aim is to promote travelling to school in more sustainable ways, in order to improve pupils' wellbeing and to cut school run congestion.
I WANT to thank parents and residents who have contacted me about the council's decision to cut school bus passes.
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.