Glossary Of Terms

ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, commonly referred to as the Recovery Act, was signed into law by President Obama on February 17, 2009
AYP Adequate Yearly Progress
ELL English Language Learners
ELP English Language Proficient
ESE Exceptional Student Education
ESOL English for Speakers of Other Languages
GEPA General Education Provisions Act
IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation. IDEA governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education and related services to eligible infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities.
K-12 Kindergarten through 12th grade
PBS Positive Behavior Support
Pell Grant The Federal Pell Grant Program provides need-based grants to low-income undergraduate and certain graduate students to promote access to colleges or universities.
RtI Response to Intervention
SFSF State Fiscal Stabilization Funding
SWD Students With Disabilities
TFA Teach for America
Title I Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged - The purpose of this title is to ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach, at a minimum, proficiency on challenging State academic achievement standards and state academic assessments.
VPK Voluntary Prekindergarten