1. a place for teaching and learning (according to the dictionary and the govt.)
2. a living hell full of social humiliation, govt. control, forcibly conformist ways of thinking and rules that every person ages 4-18 is forced to attend because supposedly they're too stupid to think for themselves or do anything right, and will supposedly wreak havoc throughout the country if allowed to do anything during the day.
3. see prison
School is an excuse for the govt. to use mind control on the world's youth.