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ACS Acronyms

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# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U-V-W X-Y-Z
504 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
66% Civil Action 5281 Monitoring

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ABE Adult Basic Education
ACS Accountability and Compliance Services
ADA Average Daily Attendance; Americans with Disabilities Act
AEIS Academic Excellence Indicator System
AEP Alternative Education Program
APE Adapted Physical Education
ARD Admission Review & Dismissal Committee
AYP Adequate Yearly Progress


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BE /ESL Bilingual Education/English as a Second Language


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CAPE Consortium for the Advancement of Professional Excellence
CTE/OCR Career and Technology Education/Office of Civil Rights
CEC Council for Exceptional Children
CEU Continuing Education Unit
CHIP Children's Health Insurance Program
CIMP Continuous Improvement Monitoring Process
CNP Child Nutrition Program
COMC Certification of Meal Cost (Report)
CRE Coordinated Review Effort
CS Charter School

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ECI Early Childhood Intervention
ED Emotional Disturbance
Ed-Flex Education Flexibility Partnership Demonstration Program
ESC Education Service Center
ESEA Elementary and Secondary Education Act
ESL English as a Second Language
ESOL English Speakers of Other Languages
ESY Extended School Year

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F&RP Free and Reduced Price
FAPE Free Appropriate Public Education
FARG Texas Education Agency's Financial Accounting and Reporting Guide
FERPA Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
FIE Full and Individual Evaluation
FIIE Full and Individual Initial Evaluation
FRL Free/Reduced Lunch
FTE Full-time Equivalent


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G / T Gifted / Talented
GED General Education Diploma


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HB House Bill
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HSTW High Schools That Work


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ID&R Identification and Recruitment
IDEA Individualized Developmental English Activities
IFM Integrated Funds Management
ILD Instructional Leadership Development
ILT Instructional Leadership Training
IPT Idea Proficiency Test
ISD Independent School District
ISS In-School Suspension


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JJAEP Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program

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KTRA Kindergarten Teacher Reading Academy

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LAS Language Assessment Scales
LD Learning Disability
LDAA Locally Developed Alternate Assessment
LEA Local Education Agency
LEP Limited English Proficiency
LPAC Language Proficiency Assessment Committee
LPC Licensed Professional Counselor
LRE Least Restrictive Environment

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MD Multiple Disabilities
MDR Manifestation Determination Review
MOE Maintenance of Effort
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MR Mental Retardation

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NCLB No Child Left Behind
NFSMI National Food Service Management Institute
NGS New Generation System
NOGA Notification of Grant Award
NSFSA National School Food Service Association
NSLP National School Lunch Program
NSMP Nutrient Standard Menu Planning

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O & M Orientation and Mobility
OCR Office of Civil Rights
OEY Optional Extended Year
OHI Other Health Impairment
OLPT Oral Language Proficiency Test
OSEP Office of Special Education Programs
OT Occupational Therapist

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PDAS Professional Development and Appraisal System
PEIMS Public Education Information Management System
PPCD Preschool Programs for Children with Disabilities
PT Physical Therapist

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RDSPD Regional Day School Program for the Deaf
RFP Request for Proposal
RPTE Reading Proficiency Test in English

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SAS Standard Application System
SASA School Administrators Skills Assessment
SB Senate Bill
SBDM Site-Based Decision Making
SBEC State Board for Educator Certification
SBOE State Board of Education
SBP School Breakfast Program
SCANS Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills
SCE State Compensatory Education
SDAA State Developed Alternative Assessment
SDFSC Safe & Drug Free Schools & Communities
SDMFSA School District Managed Food Service Administrators of Southeast Texas
SEA State Education Agency
SERC Special Education Resource Center
SES Socioeconomic Status
S-L Service-Learning
SLP Speech Language Pathology
SMART Summer Migrant Access Resources through Technology
SMI School Meal Initiative
SSA Shared Services Arrangement
SWP School wide Program

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TAAE Texas Association of Alternative Education
TAAS Texas Assessment of Academic Skills
TAC Texas Administrative Code
TAKS Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills
TANF Temporary Assistance to Needy Families
TAP Targeted Assistance Program
TASBO Texas Association of School Business Officials
TASSP Texas Association of Secondary School Principals
TBSI Texas Behavior Support Initiative
TCB Texas Commission for the Blind
TCEC Texas Council for Exceptional Children
TCS-L Texas Center for Service-Learning
TDD Telecommunication Device for the Deaf
TDH Texas Department of Health
TDJP Texas Department of Juvenile Probation
TDMHMR Texas Department of Mental Health/Mental Retardation
TEA Texas Education Agency
TEC Texas Education Code
TEKS Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills
TEPSA Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association
TETN Texas Education Telecommunications Network
TIE Technology in Education
TIF TECH Training prescribed by the TIF Board for TIF grant awardees
TLC Texas Library Connection
TLI Texas Learning Index
TOT Training of Trainers
TOY Teacher of the Year
TPRI Texas Primary Reading Inventory
TRC Texas Rehabilitation Commission
TRI Texas Reading Initiative
TRS Teacher Retirement System of Texas
TSBVI Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
TSD Texas School for the Deaf
TSFSA Texas School Food Service Association
TSII Texas Schools Improvement Initiative
TYC Texas Youth Commission

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