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Guiding Principles Of Accreditation
A. A school is evaluated, as far as possible, in terms of its own vision, mission, and core values. Although individual differences exist among schools and communities, schools are evaluated in terms of standards.
B. A school is evaluated upon the basis of its total identity as an institution of learning. While it seems necessary that a school be judged in terms of its particular characteristics, it is recognized that variations will appear in the degree of success achieved.
C. Standards should promote educational growth. They should guide continuous self-evaluation and improvement. The standards address certain basic characteristics, including the following:
A school will be accredited based on substantial compliance with the standards as a whole. Divergence from standards may occur in some cases without detracting from the educational merits of an institution.
For complete information please refer to the WRISA Policy Handbook
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