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EDUCATION Definition & Legal Meaning

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Within the meaning of a statute relative to the powers and duties ofguardians, this term comprehends not merely the instruction received at school or college,but the whole course of training, moral, intellectual, and physical. Education maybe particularly directed to either the mental, moral, or physical powers andfaculties,”but In its broadest aud best sense it relates to them all. Mount Herman Boys’School v. Gill, 145 Mass. 139, 13 N. E. 354; Cook v. State, 90 Tenn. 407, 10 S. W. 471,13 L. It. A. 183; Ruohs v. Backer, 6 Heisk. (Tenn.) 400, 19 Am. Rep. 598.


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