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Acronym Glossary

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Acronym Expanded Name
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AAS Accreditation Accountability Standards
ACE Access Channel For Employees
ADA Average Daily Attendance
AFO Accountability Final One
AMO Annual Measurable Objectives
APA Administrative Procedures Act
API Application Programming Interface
APR Annual Performance Report
AU Autism
AT Assistive Technology
AYP Adequate Yearly Progress
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BC Business Continuity
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CACFP Child and Adult Care Food Program
CCD Common Core Data
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDW Complete Data Warehouse
CEP Community Eligibility Provision
CFES College For Every Student
CNP or OCN Child Nutrition Programs
CMSE University of Mississippi's Center for Mathematics and Science Education
CP1 Contract Proposal
CPAS Career Planning and Assessment System
CSPR Consolidated State Performance Report
CTE or OCTE Career & Technical Education
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DFA Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration
DHS or MDHS Mississippi Department of Human Services
DLM Dynamic Learning Maps
DOC or MDOC Mississippi Department of Corrections
DR Disaster Recovery
DTC District Test Coordinators
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EASIE Electronic Application System for Indian Education
EDEN Education Data Exchange Network
ELL English Language Learners
ELMS Educator Licensure Management System
ELPT English Language Proficiency Test
ELT Executive Leadership Team
EMD Emotional Disability
EPL Express Product Lists
ESA Education Scholarship Account
ESA Education Spending Account
ESEA Elementary and Secondary Education Act
ESSA Every Student Succeeds Act
ETL Extract,transform, load
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FAPE Free Appropriate Public Education
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions
FAUPL Final Agreed Upon Performance Levels
FAY Full Academic Year
FBLA Future Business Leaders of America
FCCLA Family Career and Community Leaders of America
FERPA Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
FFA Future Farmers of America
FNS Food and Nutrition Services
FERPA Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
FY Fiscal Year
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HI Hearing Impaired
HOSA Health Occupational Students of America
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ICE In Case of Emergency
ID Intellectual Disability
IDE Integrated Development Environment
IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IE Internet Explorer
IEP Individualized Education Program
IHL Institution of Higher Learning
IQMS Integrated Quality Management System
IRB Internal Review Board
ISS Information Systems Services
ITS Mississippi Department of Information Technology Services
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JROTC Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps
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KMS Key Management System
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LBO Mississippi Legislative Budget Office
LEA Local Education Agency
LEP Limited English Proficiency
LOC Letter of Configuration
LS Language Speech
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MAEP Mississippi Adequate Education Program
MAGIC Mississippi's Accountability System for Government Information and Collaboration
MAP Mississippi Assessment Program
MASS Mississippi Association of School Superintendents
MBEA Mississippi Business Education Association
MCAPS Mississippi Comprehensive Automated Performance-based System
MCCRS Mississippi College and Career Ready Standards
MCSAB Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board
MD Multiple Disabilities
MDE Mississippi Department of Education
MDEWT Mississippi Department of Education Web Team
MDHS or DHS Mississippi Department of Human Services
MDOT Mississippi Department of Transportation
MEA Marketing Education Association
MECA Mississippi Educational Computing Association
METLA Mississippi Educational Technology Leaders Association
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MSA Mississippi School of the Arts
MSACTE Mississippi Association for Career & Technical Education
MSB Mississippi School for the Blind
MSD Mississippi School for the Deaf
MSIS Mississippi Student Information System
MSMS Mississippi School of Mathematics and Science
MSVCC Mississippi Virtual Community College
MVPS Mississippi Virtual Public School
MWAP Mississippi Writing Assessment Program
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NAEP National Assessment of Educational Progress
NBEA National Business Education Association
NCLB No Child Left Behind
NPM Node Package Manager
NSLP National School Lunch Program
NTHS National Technical Honor Society
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OAE Office of Academic Education
OBP Office of Budget and Planning
OBS Office of Business Services
OCLS Office of Communications and Legislative Services
OCN Office of Child Nutrition
OCTE or CTE Office of Career & Technical Education
ODAR Office of Data Analysis and Reporting
ODS Operational Data Store
OEA Office of Educational Accountability
OEER Office of Elementary Education and Reading
OEL Office of Educator Licensure
OFP Office of Federal Programs
OHI Other Health Impairment
OHS Office of Healthy Schools
OIA Office of Internal
OISS Office of Infrastructure and Support Services
OLS Office of Legislative Services
OPD Office of Professional Development
ORD Office of Research and Development
OSE or OSEP or SpEd Office of Special Education
OSECTE Office of Secondary Education and Career and Technical Education
OSFS Office of School Financial Services
OSI Office of School Improvement
OTSS Office of Technology and Strategic Services
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PaaS Platform as a Service
PARCC Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers
PBL Phi Beta Lambda
PDF Portable Document Format
PERS Public Employees Retirement System
Prem On-Premise
PSCRB Personal Service Contract Review Board
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RFP Request for Proposal
RLA Reading Language Assessment
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SAAA Subject Area Alternative Assessment
SaaS Software as a Service
SAM Student Administration Manager
SAP Student Administrative Packages
SATP2 Subject Area Testing Program, 2nd Edition
SBE State Board of Education
SBP School Breakfast Program
SCD Significant Cognitive Disability
SEA State Education Agency
SERP School Effectiveness Review Process
SFA School Food Authorities
SIG School Improvement Grant
SLD Specific Learning Disabilities
SLDS Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems
SME Subject-Matter Expert
SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
SoW Statement of Work
SOS Mississippi Secretary of State's Office
SPBP South Pointe Business Park
SpEd or OSE Special Education
SPP State Performance Plan
SRO School Resource Officer
SSIP State Systemic Improvement Plan
SSIS Sql Server Integration Services
SSO School Safety Officer
STC School Test Coordinators
SWD Students with Disabilities
SY School Year
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TANF) Temporary Assistance Program for Needy Families
TFA Two Factor Authentication
TBI Traumatic Brain Injury
TIMS Textbook Inventory Management System
TSA Technology Student Association
TST Teacher Support Team
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UML Unified Modeling Language
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
USSYP United States Senate Youth Program
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VoIP Voice over Internet Protocol
VI Visually Impaired
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XaaS Anything as a Service

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