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Glossary of Education Terms in

Washington
- ,

English/Russian
Absence rate: ,

Academic achievement:
,
Accountability: ,
,
Accreditation: ,

Achievement gap:
,
,

Ad hoc committee:

Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP):


(,
)
Advanced placement:
/
,

/
Advisor:
Advisory group:

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Advocate (person): ,
- ;
-
Advocate (verb):
() ,
/
After-school snack: /
/
Alternative school:

American Sign Language (ASL):


,

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA):


- (
-)
Apportionment:

Apprenticeship:
(),
() ;

Appropriation:
Assessment:
Assistant Superintendent:

( ) indicates a synonym
/ / indicates a definition

Assistant to the Superintendent:


()

Basic interpersonal communication


skills (BICS):
()

Associates degree (A.A.):


Becca Bill: (
)

Association of Washington School


Principals (AWSP):

Behavior disorder:
( )
Below average:

Athletic clearance:

At-risk student: ,
,
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD):

Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder


(ADHD):
;

Attrition
reduction in student enrollment:

staff attrition:
Authorization form: /
-/
Automatic expulsion:

Average:
Bachelors degree:
Background check (criminal):

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Benchmark:
Benchmark (academic):

Breakfast program:

Bilingual Education Program:

-
Budget:
Bulletin: ,

Bully (noun): ; ,
, ,
, -,
-
Bullying: , ,

Business office:
By-laws/bylaws: ,
,

Cadre: ,

( ) indicates a synonym
/ / indicates a definition

Career and Technical Education (CTE):


-

Citizenship: ,

Civil rights:

Career and Technical Education


Student Organization (CTSO):

-

Categorical funds:
Categorical programs:

Center for the Improvement of Student


Learning (CISL):

Certificate of Academic Achievement:


Classified teacher (a teacher without a


teaching certificate):

Class size reduction:

Class size:
Coach (person/sports): ,

Coaching (academic): ,

Coalition: ,
Co-curricular activities: ,

Certificate of Immunization Status


(CIS):

Collection of Evidence:

Certificate of Individual Achievement:


Community-based organization:

Certified teacher (a teacher with a


teaching certificate):

Community center:

Cheer squad:

Chief of Staff:
Child advocate: ,

Child nutrition:

Community college:
/2- /
Community outreach:
,

Community partnerships: ,

Childcare:
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( ) indicates a synonym
/ / indicates a definition

Community service: ,

Compulsory attendance:

Cyberbullying:
() -,

,

Data collection:

Computer science:
Data:
Confidentiality: ,

Consent form: / -/
Content area: ,

Content standards:

Cooperative learning:

Cost of living adjustment (COLA):




Council:
Credits: ,
Culminating project (Senior Project):

Cultural competency:

Curricular:
Curriculum: ,

Decision-making:
Department of Social and Health
Services (DSHS):

Deputy Superintendent:

(
)
Detention: ,

Developmentally Appropriate WASL
(DAW): WASL,

Developmentally appropriate:

Developmentally delayed (DD):
()
Dietary guidelines:
() ()
Differentiated curriculum:

Diploma: ,
Disability:
(learning ~)

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( ) indicates a synonym
/ / indicates a definition

Disclosure:

Disorder: ,

Educational jargon:
/
,
/

Disruptive behavior:
; ,

Educational Service District (ESD):


,

Doctorate:
Domestic violence: ,

Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR):



Download (verb): ()

Elective:

Drivers Ed:

Elementary school:

Dropout rate:
Dropouts: ,
Dual-language program:

Early Childhood Education Assistance
Program (ECEAP):

()
Early Education Program:

Eligible: -,

Emergency Immigrant Education
Program (EIEP):

Emergency medical plan:

Emergency procedure/treatment/
information:
//

Early learning: ()
()

Encourage to: ,
, ,

Earthquake drill:

English acquisition:

Earthquake preparedness:

English as a Second Language:



English language development:

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( ) indicates a synonym
/ / indicates a definition

English language learner (ELL):


Financial aid: ,

Enrichment program: ,
,

Fire drill:

Entitlement: - /
,
/

Food stamps: ()

Focus group:

Foster care:
Environment: ,

Free and reduced-priced meal:


Equity: ,
Essential Academic Learning Requirements (EALR):

Evaluation: ,

Exchange student: ,

Expulsion:
Extracurricular activities: ,
,

Fail:
, ,
Fair Labor Standards Act:

Family Educational Rights and Privacy
Act:


Family involvement:

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA):



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Full-time equivalent (FTE):

Gang activity:

Gang:
GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness
and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs): ! (

)
General Education Development Test
(GED): /,

/
Gifted: ,
Governors Office: ()

Field trip: ,
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( ) indicates a synonym
/ / indicates a definition

Grade level equivalent: ,



High School Proficiency Exam:



Grade Point Average (GPA):

Higher education:
Highly capable:

Graduate school:
Graduate studies:

Graduation rate: ()

Grant: ,
()
Guardian:
Guidance counselor:

Handouts: ,
,
Hate crimes:

Highly-qualified teacher:

High-risk students: ,

Home language survey:

Home language: ,
,

Home page (website):


()
Homeless:
Homeschooling:
Honor roll:

Head Start Program:


/
/
Health care provider:

Human Rights Commission:



Illiteracy:
Immigrant:

High School and Beyond Plan:


High school graduation requirements:



( )
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/
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Immunization records:
,

Impoverished backgrounds:

Inclement weather:
()
( ) indicates a synonym
/ / indicates a definition

Income verification:
()

Kindergarten entry age:


Individual health plan:


Kindergarten:

Individualized care plan:


Individualized Education Program (IEP):



Individuals with Disabilities Education
Act (IDEA):

Industrial skill training:

Industrial trades:

Labor and Industries Department (L&I):



Language acquisition process:
,

Language acquisition program:



( )
Leadership training:
,

Learning Assistance Program (LAP):


Industry certification:
()

Learning disability:

Industry standards:

Legal guardian:
()

Information Technology:

Legislature:
,

In loco parentis: ( )

Levy: ,
()

In-school suspension:
/
/

Library:

Integrated Basic Education Skills


Training (IBEST):

Internship:
(, )

Life-threatening condition:

Limited English Proficient (LEP):

Literacy: ,

K-12 (kindergarten through grade 12):


12-
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( ) indicates a synonym
/ / indicates a definition

Local education agency (LEA):



Low income:
Low socio-economic status (LSES):
-
Lunch detention:

Mentor (person):
Mentor (verb): ;
,
Middle school:
Migrant Education Program:

Minority:

Lunch program:
()
Mainstream (verb):
,

Major:
,

Masters:
Math facts:
/
10; ,
12/
Measurable:
Measurements of Student Progress:

Mediation: ,

Medical Assistance Administration


(MAA):

Medical records:
Medication authorization:

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Mission statement:
, / /

Monitor: -,
,
Newsletter: ,

No Child Left Behind (NCLB):


()
No cut rule: ,

Non-instructional support services:


()
Nonprofit organization:
()

Office of Civil Rights:



Office of Professional Practices:

Office of Superintendent of Public
Instruction (OSPI):

( )
( ) indicates a synonym
/ / indicates a definition

Office of the Education Ombudsman


(OEO):

Ombudsman:

Opt out: (
-)

Pattern (math): ,

Permission slip:

Physical education: ,

Physical therapist:

Oral language skills:

Paraeducator, paraprofessional:
()
Parent Advisory Council (PAC):

()
Parent involvement:
/ /,

Parent School Authorization Form


(PSA):

Parent Teacher Association (PTA):

Placement exam: ,

Policy: , ,
Pre-registration:
()
Preschool:
, ,

Prevention/Intervention Specialist:

()
Primary language:

Principal:

Parent Teacher Student Association


(PTSA): ,

Parent-teacher conference:
,
()
Passing score:
()
Pathway (area of study): ,

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Private school:
Proficiency:
()
Professional Educator Standards Board
(PESB):

Public school choice:

( ) indicates a synonym
/ / indicates a definition

Pull-out program:

Reach out to:

Running Start:
/
,
,
, /

Reading fluency:

Scholarship:

Referral:

School board:

Refugee:
Refugee Child School Impact Grant:

Registration: ,
Remedial class:
,

Report card:
School report card:

State report card:

Student report card:

Request for proposals (RFP):

Resources: ,
Resource Center:

School closure:
,
School district: ()
School environment:
,
School holiday:
School Improvement Program:

School nurse:
School, family, and community
partnerships: (
, )
,
School-based council:
,

Score appeal (WASL):
()
Score report:

Revised Code of Washington (RCW):


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( ) indicates a synonym
/ / indicates a definition

Skills: ,
Skills Center:
Skill training: ,
-

Snow day: /

/
Social Studies: ,

Special Education:
()
Special Milk Program:

Speech therapy: ,

Standardized testing:
,

State Transitional Bilingual


Instructional Program (STBIP):


Stress management:

Students with special needs:



Study habits:
/
/
Study skills: ,

Subject area: ,

Substitute teacher:
()
Summer Food Service Program:
,

Summer school:

Standards: , ,

Supervised Agriculture Experience


(SAE):

State Board of Education (Washington):


(
)

Supplant: ,

State educational agency (SEA):


()

Supplemental Educational Services:


State graduation requirements:


,

Supplemental: ,

State Student Identification Number


(SSID):
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Supportive learning environment:


( ) indicates a synonym
/ / indicates a definition

Suspension:
Syllabus: ; ,
()

Vocational education:

Volunteer: , ,

Teacher aide:
Waiver: -
Teacher Assistance Program (TAP):

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families:

Title I:

Transcript:

Truancy:
Truant students: ,

True-false exam:
, -

Washington Administrative Code


(WAC):
/ /
Washington Alternate Assessment System (WAAS):

Washington Assessment of Student
Learning (WASL):

Washington Association of School
Administrators (WASA):

Washington Education Association


(WEA):

Tutor (noun):
Tutor (verb):
,

Unexcused absence:
()
University:
US Department of Agriculture (USDA):

US Department of Education:

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Washington Interscholastic Athletics


Association (WIAA):

Washington Language Proficiency


Test-II (WLPT-II): -II

Washington State School Directors
Association (WSSDA):

Web page:
Web site:

( ) indicates a synonym
/ / indicates a definition

Whole language approach:


,

WIC (Women, Infants and Children):
,

Work-based learning (WBL):

Work-site learning (WSL):
( )
Work-study program: ,


Written expression:

Zero tolerance (to have):


,

Zero tolerance policy:


/
/

This glossary was developed in


collaboration by:
The Center for the Improvement of
Student Learning (OSPI),
Vancouver Public Schools
and
Puget Sound ESD
Reviewed by:
Nina Romanets,
Interpreter, Puget Sound ESD
Yelena Benikov and Ekaterina Walla
District Russian Bilingual Family Liaisons,
Interpreters and Translators,
Vancouver Public Schools
A special thanks to Yelena and Ekaterina
from Vancouver Public Schools for
making all final edits. Your considerable
expertise, attention to detail and time on
this project are very much appreciated.

Please send your feedback to:


cisl@k12.wa.us, 360-725-6165

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( ) indicates a synonym
/ / indicates a definition