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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The General Assembly cut school construction funding from the governors budget, and failed to act on the administrations plan to clear nearly all of the school construction backlog across the state.
JUBILANT parents are celebrating after convincing Walsall Council bosses to drop controversial proposals to cut school transport for disabled teenagers.
Shadow Sports Minister Rosena Allin-Khan said: "The Government have cut school sports budgets before.
A COUNCIL'S plan to cut school breakfast clubs has come under fire after claims it puts 150 jobs at risk.
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.
The letter reads: "The Government has cut school funding in Britain by PS2.8 billion since 2015.
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.
JOBS could be under threat in a move to cut school catering staff hours, saving up to PS100,000.