Pre-ETS Glossary


This is the primary glossary for the site. It contains more than 1100 terms related to learning, secondary education, post-secondary education, employment, disability, and various aspects of pre-employment transition.

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Government Libraries

Special libraries maintained out of government funds. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Government Publications

Publications that are funded, prepared, and/or distributed by national, state, or local government units. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Government School Relationship

Any interaction of an educational institution or school district with a local, provincial, or central government. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Grade Equivalent Scores

Ability or achievement scores that have been converted to the grade level norm -- usually expressed in years and tenths, e.g., 6.4 means sixth grade, fourth month. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Grade Inflation

A continuous rise in the proportion of higher scholastic grades awarded, often associated with a perceived laxity in academic standards. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Grade Point Average

A measure of scholastic achievement in several subjects or courses obtained by dividing the sum of the total grade points by the total number of hours of course work. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Grade Prediction

Estimation of future achievement, expressed in scholastic grades or marks, on the basis of past and current information. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Grade Repetition

Repeating a grade level in school because of deficient achievement. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Grading

Process of rating an individual's or group's performance, achievement, or less frequently, behavior, using specifically established scales of values. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Graduate School Faculty

Academic staff members engaged in instruction, research, administration, or related educational activities in a graduate school of a college or university. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences



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