Acronyms & Definitions

  • All
  • 504
  • Academic content standards
  • Accountability
  • Accountability committees (district and school)
  • Administrative unit
  • AED and SAED
  • AFT
  • Alternative education
  • Amendment 23
  • Annexation
  • AP
  • Assessments
  • AYP
  • BEST
  • BEST Health Plan
  • Blended learning
  • Boardsmanship
  • BOCES
  • CAP4K
  • CASB
  • CASE
  • CASSA
  • CBA
  • CCC
  • CCHE
  • CCSSO
  • CDE
  • CDHE
  • CEA
  • CFT
  • Charter school
  • Chartering authority
  • CHSAA
  • CIPA
  • Classified staff
  • CLCS
  • CLF
  • CMAS
  • CML
  • Colorado Growth Model
  • Colorado Sunshine Law
  • Common Core Standards
  • Community engagement
  • Consolidation
  • CORA
  • CSFP
  • CSI
  • Curriculum
  • DAC
  • Disaggregated data
  • DOE
  • Drop-out rate
  • ECS
  • ELL
  • ESEA
  • Ex officio
  • Executive session
  • FERPA
  • Fiduciary
  • Fiscal year (FY)
  • Free-and-Reduced Lunch Program
  • FRN
  • FTE
  • Gallagher Amendment
  • GED
  • Gifted education
  • Good faith
  • GPA
  • Grievance
  • HB
  • Head Start
  • HIPAA
  • Home school
  • ICAP
  • IDEA
  • Individualized Education Program (IEP)
  • J or JT
  • JBC
  • LEP
  • Licensed staff
  • Mill
  • Mill levy
  • NACSA
  • NAEP
  • NASBE
  • National School Lunch Program
  • NCAA
  • NCLB
  • NCSL
  • NEA
  • NREA
  • NSBA
  • P16/P20
  • PARCC
  • PBIS
  • PEBC
  • PERA
  • PLACE
  • Policy
  • Policy Governance�
  • Policy Governance®
  • Poverty rate
  • PPA
  • PPOR
  • PPR
  • Professional development
  • Proprietary functions
  • PSF
  • PTA
  • PTO
  • Public engagement or public involvement
  • Quorum
  • R or RE
  • READ Act
  • Referendum C
  • Referred measure
  • Regular board meeting
  • Remediation
  • RIF
  • RTI
  • RTTT
  • Rules/Regulations
  • SACPIE
  • SB
  • SB 08-212
  • SB 09-163
  • SB 10-191
  • SB 15-213
  • SBE
  • School board
  • School district
  • School in need of improvement
  • School-community partnership
  • School-wide programs
  • SDFSC
  • SEA
  • SES
  • SFP
  • SIG
  • SIP
  • SMART
  • SOA
  • SOP
  • Special board meeting
  • SPED
  • SRO
  • Standards-based test
  • STAR
  • State Board of Education
  • Statutes
  • STEM
  • TABOR
  • TCAP
  • TELL
  • TIF
  • TITLE I
  • UIP
  • URS
  • USDE
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