Educational Acronyms

 

A+ Commission - State of Washington Academic Achievement and Accountability Commission

 

AYP - Adequate Yearly Progress

 

CURE - Citizens United for Responsible Education

 

EALR - Essential Academic Learning Requirements

 

ELL - English Language Learners

 

ESD - Educational Service District

 

ESEA - Elementary and Secondary Education Act

 

FAPE - Free and Appropriate Public Education

 

FERPAFamily Educational Rights and Privacy Act

 

GLE - Grade Level Expectations

 

IDEA - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

 

IEP - Individual Education Plan

 

ITBS - Iowa Test of Basic Skills

 

ITED - Iowa Test of Education Development

 

LAP - Learning Assistance Program

 

LD - Learning Disability

 

MAW - Mothers Against WASL

 

NAEP - National Assessment of Educational Progress

 

NCLB - No Child Left Behind

 

NEA - National Education Association

 

OSPI - Office of Superintendent of Public Education

 

PEN - Parent Empowerment Network

 

WAAS - Washington Alternate Assessment System

 

WASL - Washington Assessment of Student Learning

 

WEA - Washington Education Association

 

 

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