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21st CCLC 21st Century Community Learning Centers
AAA Arkansas Activities Association
AA-AAS Alternate Assessment based on Alternate Achievement Standards
AAEA Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators
AAHE American Association for Higher Education
AAIMS Arkansas Advanced Initiative for Math and Science
AAPT Arkansas Association of Pupil Transportation
AASA American Association of School Administrators
AASBO Arkansas Association of School Business Officials
AASCD Arkansas Association of Supervisors of Curriculum Development
AASIS Arkansas Administrative Statewide Information System
ABC Arkansas Better Chance
AC Alliance Coordination
ACCR Advisory Committee on College Career Readiness
ACE American Council on Education
ACSIP Arkansas Comprehensive School Improvement Plan
ACT ACT (formerly the American College Testing Program)
ACTAAP Arkansas Comprehensive Testing, Assessment and Accountability Program
ACTS Arkansas Course Transfer System
ADA Average Daily Attendance Arkansas
ADC ADE Data Center
ADE Arkansas Department of Education
ADHE Arkansas Department of Higher Education
ADM Average Daily Membership
ADP America Diploma Project
ADPSAFT Arkansas Division of Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation
ADTracker Assessment Division Tracker
ADWS Arkansas Department of Workforce Services
AEA Arkansas Education Association
AEEN Arkansas Exemplary Educators Network
AEETT Arkansas Education to Employment Tracking and Trends Initiative
AELS Arkansas Educator Licensure System
AERA American Education Research Association
AETN Arkansas Educational Television Network
AFRB Award Fee Review Board
AFT American Federation of Teachers
AIP Academic Improvement Plan
AIR American Institutes for Research
ALA Arkansas Leadership Academy
ALE Alternative Learning Environment
ALP Additional Licensure Plan
ALS Achievement-level Setting
AMO Annual Measurable Objective
AP Advanced Placement
APR Annual Performance Report
APSCN Arkansas Public School Computer Network
ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
ASBA Arkansas School Boards Association
ASES Assessing Special Education Students
ASP Active Server Pages
ASVAB Armed Service Vocational Aptitude Battery
ATOY Arkansas Teacher of the Year
ATRS Arkansas Teacher Retirement System
AYP Adequate Yearly Progress
BIB Balanced Incomplete Block (PBIB adds “partially”)
BMI Body Mass Index
CADE Computer Assisted Data Entry
CCB Change Control Board
CCD Common Core of Data
CCR College Career Readiness
CCSS Common Core State Standards
CCSSO Council of Chief State School Officers
CELA National Research and Development Center on English Learning and Achievement
CELT Center for Educational Leadership and Technology
CGI Cognitively Guided Instruction
CMO Charter Management Organization
CO Contracting Officer
CoP Community of Practice
COR Contracting Officer’s Representative
COTS Commercial-Off-The-Shelf
CRC Content Review Committees
CRM Customer Relations Management
CRT Criterion Referenced Test
CS Contracting Specialist
CTAG Closing The Achievement Gap
CTE Career Technical Education
CV Coefficient of Variation
DAC Design and Analysis Committee
DAR Design, Analysis, and Reporting
DARTSS Differentiated Accountability, Recognition and Targeted Support System
DDESS Department of Defense Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (see also DoDDS)
DECA Distributive Education Clubs of America
DESI Direct Estimation Software Interactive
DF&A Department of Finance and Administration
DHS Department of Human Services
DIBELS Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills
DIF Differential item functioning
DIS Department of Information Systems
DoDDS Department of Defense Dependents Schools (Overseas) (see also DDESS)
DoDEA Department of Defense Education Administration
DQC Data Quality Campaign
DRB Disclosure Review Board
DWE Division of Workforce Education, now known as Arkansas Department of Career Education (ACE)
EAST Environmental and Spatial Technology
EBSR Evidence-Based Selected Response
ECD Evidence-Centered Design
ECLS Early Childhood Longitudinal Study
ECM Extending Children’s Mathematics
ECPIC Electronic Capitol Planning and Investment Control System
ED U.S. Department of Education
EFT Electronic Funds Transfer
EIMAC Education Information Management Advisory Consortium (of CCSSO)
EL English Learner
ELA English Language Arts
ELAP English Language Acquisition Plan
ELC Educator Leader Cadre
ELL English language learner (see also LEP)
EMO Educational Management Organization
EOC End-of-Course
EOY End of Year Assessment
EQuIP Educators Evaluating Quality Instructional Products
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center
ERZ Educational Renewal Zone
ESEA Elementary and Secondary Education Act
ESOL English for Speakers of Other Languages
ESSA Every Student Succeeds Act
ETS Educational Testing Service
FAPE Free and Appropriate Public Education
FAR Federal Acquisition Regulation
FDO Fee Determining Official
FDR False Discovery Rate
FERPA Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
FLEP Former Limited English Proficient
FOIA Freedom of Information Act
FTE Full-time Equivalent
FY Fiscal Year
GAO U.S. Government Accountability Office
GMR Government Micro Resources, Inc. (also GMRI)
GPC General Partial Credit
GPO Government Printing Office
GT Gifted and Talented
HB House Bill
HCR House Concurrent Resolution
HIPPY Home Instruction Program for Preschool Youngsters
HJR House Joint Resolution
HOBY Hugh O'Brian Youth (Leadership Seminar)
HQT Highly Qualified Teacher
HSTS High School Transcript Study
IAEP International Assessment of Educational Progress
IB International Baccalaureate
ICLF Implementing a Comprehensive Literacy Framework
ICT Interactive Computer Task
ID Item Development
IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IEP Individualized Education Program
IES Institute of Education Sciences
IMO Interim Measurable Objective
IMS Integrated Management System (for NAEP staff archiving, collaboration)
IMT Information Management Team (of the Department of Education)
INA Information Network of Arkansas
IRA International Reading Association
IRC Interdepartmental Relations Committee
ITDS Item Tracking and Development System
LEA Local Education Agency
LEADS Leader Excellence and Development System
LEP Limited-English-Proficient (see also ELL)
LRE Least Restrictive Environment
LTT Long-Term Trend
M&O Maintenance and Operation
M&R Marketing and Redistribution
MDPS Materials Distribution, Preparation, and Scoring
MMLE Marginal Maximum Likelihood Estimates
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
NAE National Academy of Education
NAEP National Assessment of Educational Progress
NAGB National Assessment Governing Board (may be referred as “the Governing Board”)
NAIS National Association of Independent Schools
NAS National Academy of Sciences
NASBE National Association of State Boards of Education
NBCT National Board Certified Teachers
NCES National Center for Education Statistics
NCLB No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
NCSC National Center and State Collaborative
NCSS National Council for Social Studies
NCTE National Council of Teachers of English
NCTM National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
NDE NAEP Data Explorer
NEA National Education Association
NEGP National Education Goals Panel
NELS National Education Longitudinal Study
NESSI NAEP Education Statistics Services Institute
NGSS Next Generation Science Standards
NIES National Indian Education Study
NIT NAEP Incident Tracker
NMSI National Math and Science Initiative
NORMES National Office for Research on Measurement and Evaluation Systems
NPTS NAEP Project Tracking System
NRC National Research Council
NSBA National School Boards Association
NSF National Science Foundation
NSLA National School Lunch Act Funding
NSLP National School Lunch Program
NSPRA National School Public Relations Association
NTOY National Teacher of the Year
NTT NAEP Task Tracking System
NVS NAEP Validity Studies
OARS On-line Activity Reporting System
OBEMLA Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs
OCR Office of Civil Rights
ODBC Open Database Connectivity
OERI Office of Educational Research and Improvement (now IES)
OFCCP Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
OMB Office of Management and Budget
OSEP Office of Special Education Programs
PARCC Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers
PBA Performance-Based Assessment
PBTS Project Budget Tracking System
PCR Prose Constructed Response
PCTS Public Communication Tracking System (for NAEP)
PD Professional Development
PIL Process Improvement Log
PIP Priority Improvement Plan
PLDs Performance-Level Descriptors
PLP Professional Learning Plan
PODS Publication, Outreach and Dissemination
PRAIISE Project ACHIEVE Implementation Integrity Self-Evaluation
PSLB Professional Standards Licensure Board
PSU Primary Sampling Unit
QASP Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan
QC Quality Control
QCT Quality Control Team (for NAEP)
RDA Results Driven Accountability
REC Regional Educational Cooperatives
RFP Request for Proposal
RITS Report Inquiry Tracking System
ROI Return on Investment
RTI Respond to Intervention
SASS Schools and Staffing Survey
SBE State Board of Education
SCASS ASES State Collaborative Assessment and Student Standards Assessing Special Education Students Students with Disabilities
SD Students with Disabilities
SDC Sampling and Data Collection
SE Standard Error
SEA State Educational Agency
SES Supplementary Educational Services
SES Socio-Economic Status
SES Supplemental Educational Services
SIMR State Identified Measurable Result
SIS School Improvement Specialist
SIU School Improvement Unit
SoW SoW Stat of the Week (NAEP home page)
SOW Statement of Work
SPDG Staff Personnel Development Grant
SPP State Performance Plan
SPSS Statistical Package for the Social Sciences
SPTS State Participation Tracking System
SREB Southern Regional Education Board
SRSA Small Rural School Achievement
SSC State Service Center
SSIP State Systemic Improvement Plan
SSOS Statewide System of Support
STEM Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
STW School-to-Work
SVG Scalable vector graphics
SWD Students With Disabilities
TAGG Targeted Achievement Group Gap
TBA Technology-Based Assessment project
TDW Technical Documents on the Web
TECR Technology-Enhanced Constructed Response
TEIs Technology-Enhanced Items
TESS Teacher Excellence and Support System
TFA Teach for America
TICAL Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership
TIMSS Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (used to be Third International Mathematics and Science Study)
TIP Targeted Improvement Plan
TO Task Order
TOC Task Order Component
TOY Teacher of the Year
TR-1 Travel Reimbursement Form
TRE (Problem Solving in) Technology-Rich Environment (NAEP)
TSA Trial State Assessment (NAEP state assessments in 1990, 1992, 1994)
TSDL Teacher Student Data Link
TUDA Trial Urban District Assessment
UbD Understanding by Design
UDL Universal Design for Learning
USDA U. S. Department of Agriculture
USDOE U. S. Department of Education
USSYP United States Senate Youth Program
WebCMS (NAEP) Web Content Management System
WOM Web Operations and Maintenance
WR Work Request
WTCCB Web/Technology Change Control Board (also referred to as CCB)

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