There are currently 15 glossary words in this directory beginning with the letter S.
(noun) A grant or loan that helps support a student’s education. Kayla won a college scholarship for her research in psychology

(noun) The written text of a stage play, screenplay, or broadcast. The actors read from the script to rehearse the play.

(noun) Each of the parts into which something is divided. Tina cut the orange into segments to share with her friends

(noun) Not playing an active role in an event or activity. The coach put me on the sideline during the opening game because I wasn’t the firststring quarterback

social bullying
(noun) When a person or a group of people leave someone else out, spreads rumors, or embarrasses someone in front of other people. A few of the girls on Mila's bus started a rumor about her, a sure sign of social bullying.

social justice
(noun) A just society with rights to equitable treatment, support for human rights, and a fair allocation of community resources. We challenge injustice and value diversity in order to achieve social justice.

(noun) One who is involved in or affected by a course of action. A company’s stakeholders have invested money and hope to see profit.

1. Plural (noun) A collection of facts or information used to analyze something. She counted how many people felt bullied in her school to come up with statistics that could help change school policies. 2. Singular (noun) A numerical fact. He found his own basketball statistic for making baskets by shooting one hundred shots and recording how many went in.

status quo
(noun) The desire to maintain something in its current state. Because the teacher lived by the classroom rules and wanted to maintain the status quo, she decided against the idea of letting her students chew gum in class.

(adjective) Showing signs of tension or stress. Hannah’s face was strained as she crossed the marathon finish line.

(noun) A state of mental or emotionalstrain resulting from difficult or demanding circumstances. Trying to juggle family life withschool responsibilities can often cause stress forteens.

(adjective) Relating to the arrangement of and relations between the parts or elements of a whole. There have been many structural changes in our school this past year.

(noun) A general view, examination, or description of a set of people or circumstances. The statistics class conducted a survey of the rest of the school to use the techniques they had learned.

(verb) To provide what is needed to exist,continue, etc. Her belief in herself sustained her throughout the years.

(adjective) Relating to or affecting a system as a whole, as opposed to a particular part. We must address the racial inequities and systemic racism that exist within our criminal justice system.

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