English version

reform school

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreform schoolreˈform school noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 American Englishx-ref a special school where young people who have broken the law are sent 🔊 If you’re not careful, you’ll end up in reform school.
Examples from the Corpus
reform schoolSome one had told him that it must be a reform school and so he sat all day in tears.Later, after being expelled from school, he was sent to reform school.
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