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Accreditation   Accreditation is recognition of an educational institution for maintaining standards that qualify the graduates for admission to higher or more specialized...  
Achievement Gap   The difference between how well low-income and minority children perform on standardized tests as compared with their peers. For many years, low-income...  
Achievement Test   An achievement test is an assessment that measures a student's acquired knowledge and skills in one or more common content areas (for example, reading,...  
Acronym Memory Method   The acronym memory method is a mnemonic strategy used to enhancing memory. Example: ROY G. BIV = Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet...  
Action Research   Research designed to yield practical results that are immediately applicable to a specific situation or problem....  
Active Learning   Active learning is any approach that engages learners by matching instruction to the learner's interests, understanding, and developmental level. Often...  
Active Voice   In the active voice, the subject of the sentence does the action. In the passive, the subject receives the action. Example: Hernando caught the fly ball...  
Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP)  An individual state's measure of yearly progress toward achieving state academic standards. "Adequate Yearly Progress" is the minimum level of improvement...  
Adjective   An adjective is a modifier or describes a noun or pronoun. Example: I have a blue car. (The adjective blue describes the car)...  
Adjective Clauses   Adjective clauses modify nouns or pronouns. An adjective clause nearly always appears immediately following the noun or pronoun. To test whether a subordinate...  
Administrators Planning for Online/Blended Delivery (APOD)  An OTAN project beginning in August 2012 to provide technical assistance to adult education administrators in planning for online delivery of instruction,...  
Adult Accountability Test   An assessment intended primarily for individuals 18 years old or older who are no longer attending elementary or secondary school....  
Adult Basic Education Classes (ABE)  Classes below the high school level which have as their native objective the teaching of basic literacy skills. For purposes of supplemental grants under...  
Adult Basic Learning Examination (ABLE)  The Adult Basic Learning Examination can be used to determine the educational level of a student enrolling in an ABE program. The test is produced by...  
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