Glossary of Key Terms

The Glossary of Terms gives school review teams easy access to definitions of key terms and concepts in the standards, benchmarks, and rubrics.  The Glossary helps ensure that all stakeholders are sharing a common understanding to keep interpretations, discussions, and action plans clear.

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Term Main definition
Advisory Board
A body that participates in the policy-making/decision-making process by formulating, adapting, and recommending policy to the person(s) with authority to enact it. The authority is not bound by the board?s advice.
Aesthetic
having to do with beauty and the arts
Aggregated
joined or combined into a single group
Analysis
Analysis is the detailed examination of the elements or structure of something, typically as a basis for discussion or interpretation, For example, the elements and patterns related to enrollment and rentention.
Ancillary Programs
furnishing support or assistance outside of academic courses (such as guidance, wellness programs, etc.
Appropriate And Legitimate Authorities
The person or group that has the right to establish structures of governance and norms for the existence and continued mission of the institution.
Authentic Integration
Student-centered use of digital tools and content knowledge in a real-world application
Authentic Performance
Tasks that reflect the use of knowledge and skills in real-world applied situations
Authoritative Board Or Decision-Making Board
A body that participates in the policy-making process by formulating, adopting, and enacting policy. The board has been delegated final authority regarding certain areas of institutional operation, although its jurisdiction is limited to those areas that have been delegated to it by the constitution and/or bylaws, and approved by the delegating Church authority. A.K.A. Board of Limited or Specified Jurisdiction; Board of Trustees; Board of Directors

Catholic School Standards Project

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