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Washington MS Acronyms

504: is a Federal civil rights law that is designed to eliminate disability discrimination in programs and activities that receive Federal funds
ADA: Americans with Disabilities Act
ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
AED: Automated electronic Defibrillator
AGREE: Attacking Gaps Raising Expectation Everywhere
AL: Advanced Learners
APP: Accelerated Progress Program
ASB: Associated Student Body
AWSP: Association of Washington School Principals
AYP: Annual Yearly Progress
BIP: Behavior Improvement Plan
BLT: Building Leadership Team
CBA: Classroom Based Assessment
CBA: Collective Bargaining Agreement
CBM: Curriculum Based Measurement
CPS: Child Protective Services
CSIP: Continuous School Improvement Plan
CTE: Career and Technical Education
EBD: Emotional Behavior Disability
EGP: Easy Grade Pro
ELL: English Language Learner
ESS: Employee Self Serve
ESY: Extended School Year
FAPE: Free and Appropriate Public Education
FBA: Functional Behavioral Assessment
FERPA: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
HIB: Harassment Intimidation and Bullying
HSPE: High School Proficiency Exam
IA: Instructional Assistant
IC: Instructional Council
IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IEP: Individualized Education Plan
LAP: Learning Assistance Program
LEA: Local Education Agency
LER: Local Educational Representative
LRE: Least Restrictive Environment
MAP: Measurement of Academic Progress
MSP: Measurement of School Progress
NCLB: No Child Left Behind
NWEA: Northwest Evaluation Association
OHI: Other Health Impaired
OSPI: Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
OT/PT: Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy
PASS: Principals Association of Seattle Schools
PD: Professional Development
PG&E: Professional Growth and Evaluation
PLOEP: Present Level Of Educational Progress
RCW: Revised Code of Washington
RTI: Response to Intervention
SEA: Seattle Education Association
SIT: School Improvement Team
SLD: Specific Learning Disability
SLP: Speech Language Pathologist
SPED: Special Education
SPS: Seattle Public Schools
TBI: Traumatic Brain Injury
TRI: Time and Responsibility Incentive
WAC: Washington Administrative Code
WEA: Washington Education Association
WMS: Washington Middle School