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Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Initialisms

List of the 2020–21 Winter Release Consolidated Application abbreviations, acronyms, or initialisms and their full name.
Abbreviation, Acronym or Initialism Full Name
CARS Consolidated Application and Reporting System
CDE California Department of Education
CDS County-District-School also used to refer to the CDE California School Directory database
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
ConApp Consolidated Application
CSAM California School Accounting Manual
EL English Learner
ESEA Elementary and Secondary Education Act
ESSA Every Student Succeeds Act
FY Fiscal Year
ICR Indirect Cost Rate
LEA Local Educational Agency
OPUS Online Public Update for Schools
SEA State Educational Agency
SIG School Improvement Grant
SWP Schoolwide Program
TIA Title I, Part A
YTD Year-to-date

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