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21st CCLC 21st Century Community Learning Center
AB Assembly Bill
ADA Average Daily Attendance 
ADD Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
API Academic Performance Index
APR Annual Performance Review
ASD After School Division
ASES After School Education and Safety
ASL American Sign Language
ASPO After School Programs Office
ASSETS 21st Century High School After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens
ASSISST After School Support and Information System 
AVID Advancement Via Individual Determination
AYI Adequate Yearly Progress
AYP Adequate Yearly Program 
BASP Before & After School Program (CPM Instrument specific to after school)
BTSA Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment
CAHSEE California High School Exit Exam
CalSAC California School Age Consortium
CAPA California Alternate Performance Assessment (part of STAR)
CASRS California After School Resource Center
CAT 6 California Achievement Test, 6th Edition (part of STAR)
CBEDS California Basic Educational Data System
CBO Community Based Organization
CCSS Common Core State Standards
CDE California Department of Education
CHKS California Healthy Kids Survey
CIS Curriculum Instructional Services
COE County Office of Education
CPM Categorical Program Monitoring
CST California Standardized Test (part of STAR)
CTAP California Technology Assistance Project
DAIT District Assistance and Intervention Team
ELAC English Language Acquisition Committee
ELD English Language Development
ELL English Language Learners
ESY Extended School Year
DARE Drug Abuse Resistance Education 
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions
FTE Full Time Equivalent
LEA Local Educational Agency (School District or County Office of Education)
MEP Migrant Education Program
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
NCLB No Child Left Behind (legislation passed in 2001)
OPSET Ongoing Program Self-Evaluation CPM Tool
PI Program Improvement
PTA Parent Teacher Association
PTSA Parent Teacher Student Association
PTO Parent Teacher Organization
PTSO Parent Teacher Student Organization
RASTAS Regional After School Technical Assistance System
RFP Request for Proposal
RSDSS Regional System of District and School Support (RSDSS)
SAIT School Assistance and Intervention Team
SARB School Attendance Review Board
SB Senate Bill
SBE State Board of Education
SCA State Constitutional Amendment
SE Special Education
SPSA Single Plan for Student Achievement
SES Supplemental Educational Services
STAR Standardized Testing and Reporting System
TA Technical Assistance
TITLE I Title I is the largest federal education funding program for schools. Its aim is to help students who are behind academically or at risk of falling behind. School funding is based on the number of low-income children, generally those eligible for the free and reduced price lunch program. Many of the major requirements in the No Child Left Behind federal law are outlined in Title I – Adequate Yearly Progress, teacher and paraprofessional standards, accountability, sanctions for schools designated for improvement, standards and assessments, annual state report cards, professional development and parent involvement. Title I used to be known as Chapter I.
TUPE Tobacco Use Prevention Education Program- The TUPE program provides funding from Prop 99 tobacco tax dollars for tobacco prevention education in grades 4- 12. Funding through an application process for tobacco-specific student instruction, reinforcement activities, special events, intervention, and cessation programs for students.
School Assistance and Intervention Team


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