Glossary

EL
English Learners
ELA
English Language Arts
ELL
English Language Learner
ERDA
Early Reading Diagnostic Assessment
ESEA
Elementary and Secondary Education Act
ESRA
Education Sciences Reform Act
ETAA
Educational Technical Assistance Act
GPRA
Government Performance Results Act
GT
Gifted and Talented
HI-TA
High Impact Technical Assistance
HQT
Highly Qualified Teacher
IDEA
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IES
Institute of Education Sciences
IEP
Individualized Education Program
IHE
Institution of Higher Education
ISLLC
Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium
KSDE
Kansas State Department of Education
LDOE
Louisiana Department of Education
LEA
Local Education Agency
LEP
Limited English Proficient
MEAC
Midwest Equity Assistance Center
MSIP
Missouri School Improvement Program
MTSS
Multi-Tier System of Supports
NAEP
National Assessment of Educational Progress
NCES
National Center for Education Statistics