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Acronyms


Commonly Used Acronyms

Acronym

Translation

AR

Accelerated Reader – computerized reading program for students

AYP

Annual Yearly Progress – accountability for schools based on NCLB

CCSU

Clayton College and State University

ESOL

English Second to other languages – students who speak other languages receive extra assistance by a ESOL certified teacher

GLISI

Georgia Leadership Institute for School Improvement

GLRS

Georgia Learning Resource System - a network of 17 centers throughout Georgia that provide training and resources to educators and parents of students with disabilities
 GMAS  Georgia Milestones Assessment System – assessment given to students in Georgia based on state standards

IPASS

Computerized program to assist students with math instruction

ISS

In School Suspension – program to keep students at school after certain discipline infractions

KAT

Kendrick Academic Team – part of KIT – focus on academics

KIT

Kendrick Improvement Team – selected individuals chosen for the school leadership team

KOT

Kendrick Operations Team – part of KIT – focus on the operations of the building

LLPC

Leadership Preparation Performance Coaching

MMGW

Making Middle Grades Work – Part of the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) – contracted agency

MRESA

Metro Regional Educational Service Agency

NCLB

No Child Left Behind Act

OAS

Online Assessment System – state supported web-based program students can access for CRCT assistance

OSS

Out of School Suspension

PIE

Partners In Education

PLU

Professional Learning Unit – credits teachers earn for taking professional learning classes

PTSA

Parent Teacher Student Association

READ 180

Tiered reading program

RUC - RUCC

Are you a committed comet – incentive program for students

SAT

Strategic Action Team – central office assistance for schools

SES

Supplemental Education Services – federal money for tutoring for needs improvement schools

SIP

School Improvement Plan

SRA

Remedial reading program

SREB

Southern Regional Education Board – agency contracted to give assistance

SRO

School Resource Officer

SST

Student Support Team

Study Island

Web-based program to assist students in preparing for CRCT

SWIS

Data program we use for discipline as well as procedures and routines

TBD

To be determined

TestTrax

Web-based information system where we can look up testing data


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