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
Educational Foundation
An Educational Foundation is an independent, non-profit organization established to receive and allocate resources that will serve to enhance targeted educational programs.
Effective Tuition
Effective tuition is tuition minus aid received. Typically the aid included in the calculation is only aid offered by the school itself, and does not consider aid families might receive from external sources unless that aid is administered by the school and can be consistently budgeted. Effective tuition can be calculated and used as an aggregate or on a per-child basis.
Environmental Stewardship
Refers to the responsible use and protection of the natural environment through conservation and sustainable practices.
Evaluator
One who makes judgments on the basis of expressed criteria.
Extra-Curricular Activity
School sponsored activities not aligned with the curriculum intended to enhance students? creative, aesthetic, social/emotional, physical and spiritual capabilities.

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