Meaning of “LEA” in the English Dictionary


"LEA" in Business English

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LEAnoun [ C ]

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GOVERNMENT abbreviation for Local Education Authority: in the UK, the part of a local government that controls schools and colleges in a particular area:

Under these plans, private companies or individuals could take over the running of schools from LEAs.

(Definition of “LEA” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)