Glossary B Words


Benchmarks – provincial benchmarks are broad standards for the province against which students' learning may be assessed. They set worthwhile goals for all, by describing expected provincial levels of achievement. Their primary focus is to make a clear statement to teachers, parents and students about expected results.

Bill 82 – The Education Amendment Act, 1980, that required school boards to provide or purchase from another board special education programs and services for their exceptional students.