A r c h i v e d  I n f o r m a t i o n

To Assure the Free Appropriate Public Education of all Children with Disabilities - 1995

List of Acronyms

ADD - attention deficit disorder

AFDC - Aid to Families with Dependent Children

APPE - average per pupil expenditure

BIA - Bureau of Indian Affairs

CAP - corrective action plan

CCD - Common Core of Data

CSEF - Center for Special Education Finance

CEC - Council for Exceptional Children

DANS - Data Analysis System

DID - Division of Innovation and Development

DPP - Division of Personnel Preparation

ECLS - Early Childhood Longitudinal Study

EEPCD - Early Education Program for Children with Disabilities

EDGAR - Education Department General Administrative Regulations

EHA - Education of the Handicapped Act

EPSDT - Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment

ESEA - Elementary and Secondary Education Act

FAPE - free appropriate public education

FTE - full-time equivalent

GEPA - General Education Provisions Act

GLARRC - Great Lakes Area Regional Resource Center

HCEEP - Handicapped Children's Early Education Program

HIV - human immunodeficiency virus

ICC - interagency coordinating council

IDEA - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

IEP - individualized education plan

IEU - intermediate educational unit

IFSP - individualized family service plan

ILC - independent living centers

KERA - Kentucky Educational Reform Act

LEA - local educational agency

LEP - limited English proficiency

LM - language minority

LRE - least restrictive environment

MPRRC - Mountain Plains Regional Resource Center

MSRRC - Mid South Regional Resource Center

NAEP - National Assessment of Educational Progress

NAEYC - National Association for the Education of Young Children

NALS - National Adult Literacy Survey

NASBE - National Association of State Boards of Education

NASDSE - National Association of State Directors of Special Education

NCEO - National Center on Educational Outcomes

NCERI - National Center on Educational Restructuring and Inclusion

NCES - National Center for Education Statistics

NEC*TAS - National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System

NERRC - Northeast Regional Resource Center

NLTS - National Longitudinal Transition Study of Special Education Students

NTN - National Transition Network

OCR - Office for Civil Rights

OMB - Office of Management and Budget

OSEP - Office of Special Education Programs

OSERS - Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

PASS - Performance Assessment for Self-Sufficiency

PTI - parent training information center

SAFES - State Agency/Federal Evaluations Studies

SARRC - South Atlantic Regional Resource Center

SASS - Schools and Staffing Survey

SEA - State Educational Agency

SEAP - State Special Education Advisory Panel

SOP - State Operated Programs

WRRC - Western Regional Resource Center

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