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CARS Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Initialisms

List of the abbreviations, acronyms, or initialisms and their full name that are used in the data collections of the 2023–24 Winter Release Consolidated Application and Reporting System (CARS).
Abbreviation, Acronym or Initialism Full Name
CARS Consolidated Application and Reporting System
CDE California Department of Education
CDS County-District-School
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(s)
LEA Local Educational Agency
OPUS Online Public Update for Schools
SWP Schoolwide Program
TIA Title I, Part A
YTD Year-to-date

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