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Chapter 10

Common Acronyms


 

A-C
  • 3K – Three-year-old kindergarten

  • 4K – Four-year-old kindergarten

  • ADA – average daily attendance

  • ADD/ADHD – Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

  • AED – automated external defibrillators

  • AP – Advanced Placement program

  • APR – Annual performance report

  • AYP – Adequate yearly progress

  • BIP – Behavioral intervention plan

  • CIMS – Comprehensive instructional management system

  • CIPA – Children’s Internet Protection Act (federal)

  • CRT – Criterion referenced test

  • CTE – Career and technical education

D-F
  • DARE – Drug Abuse Resistance Education program

  • EBD – Emotional behavioral disability

  • EC – Early childhood

  • ELA – English language arts

  • ELL – English learners

  • ERSS – Educationally related support services

  • ESEA – Elementary and Secondary Education Act (federal)

  • ESL – English as a second language

  • ESSA – Every Student Succeeds Act (federal)

  • ESY – Extended school year

  • FAPE – Free appropriate public education

  • FAY – Full academic year

  • FBA – Functional behavioral assessment

  • FERPA – Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (federal)

  • FMLA – Family and Medical Leave Act (state and federal)

  • FLSA – Fair Labor Standards Act (federal)

  • FTE – Full-time equivalency

G-I
  • GED – General education diploma

  • GPR – General program revenue

  • HSED – High school equivalency diploma

  • IB – International Baccalaureate program

  • IDEA – Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (federal)

  • IEP – Individualized Education Program

  • ISES – Individual Student Enrollment System

J-L
  • K-16 – Kindergarten through college

  • KG – Five-year-old kindergarten

  • LEA – Local education agency

  • LEP – Limited English proficiency

  • LES – Limited English speaking student

  • LGBTQ – Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning

  • LPP – Local performance plan

  • LRE – Least restricted environment

M-O
  • NAEP – National Assessment of Educational Progress

  • NCLB – No Child Left Behind Act (federal)

  • OI – Orthopedic impairment

  • OML – Open Meetings Law (state)

  • OT – Occupational therapy

P-R
  • PAC – Political action committee

  • PBIS – Positive behavioral intervention and supports

  • PK or Pre-K – Pre-kindergarten

  • PT – Physical therapy

  • RTI – Response to Intervention

S-Z
  • SEA – State education agency
  • SES – Supplemental educational services

  • SINI – School In Need of Improvement

  • SIP – State improvement plan

  • SLD – Specific learning disability

  • ST-3 – School district annual financial report

  • STEM – Science technology engineering math

  • SWD – Students with disabilities

  • SWoD – Students without disabilities

  • UPK – Universal pre-kindergarten

  • WAA-SwD – Wisconsin Alternate Assessment for Students with Disabilities (used in conjunction with the WKCE, last administered in the 2014-15 school year)

  • WKCE – Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Examination (previous statewide test, last administered in the 2014-15 school year)

  • WMAS – Wisconsin Model Academic Standards

  • WRS – Wisconsin Retirement System

  • WSAS – Wisconsin Student Assessment System

  • YRE – Year-round education

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