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Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Initialisms

List of the 2023–24 Consolidated Application abbreviations and their full name.
Abbreviation, Acronym or Initialism Full Name
Addendum Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) Federal Addendum Template
CALPADS California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System
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
DELAC District English Learner Advisory Committee
EC Education Code
EL English Learner
ESEA Elementary and Secondary Education Act
ESSA Every Student Succeeds Act
FPM Federal Program Monitoring
FY Fiscal Year
GED General Educational Development
HSET High School Equivalency Test
ICR Indirect Cost Rate
LCAP Local Control and Accountability Plan
LEA Local Educational Agency
PAR Personnel Activity Report
RLIS Rural and Low Income Schools
SRSA Small, Rural School Achievement
TASC Test Assessing Secondary Completion
U.S. United States
YTD Year-to-date

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