Example sentences for: academies

How can you use “academies” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It was the first majority-white city in the South to elect a black mayor (twice-failed Senate aspirant Harvey Gantt), and remains committed to school integration--even as whites in other cities have flocked to private "seg academies."

  • At elite academies, it can be as much as $12,000 per year.

  • FFC is convened under the aegis of NRC, the operating arm of the National Academies.

  • The academies provide aspiring artists with community but encourage trendy, theory-laden art.

  • As the principles of humanitarianism spread and the era of mass schooling arrived, Mann and others replaced or supplemented the elite academies with taxpayer-supported "common schools," which admitted young students from all walks of life.

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