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State Legalization Impact Assistance Grant (SLIAG)  The Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986 contains a provision which provides educational assistance to states, known as the State Legalization...  
State Literacy Resource Center (SLRC)  State Literacy Resource Centers were state-wide literacy organizations originally sponsored by the National Institute for Literacy....  
State Single Point of Contact (SPOC)  The State Single Point of Contact (SPOC) is the state contact that districts must use to participate in the intergovernmental review process when applying...  
Statistical Significance   All studies using inferential statistics involve the application of statistical significance -- the probability that a result or outcome is larger or...  
Stative Verb   A stative verb is a non-action verb. Stative verbs show states not actions. Examples: Jeremy has a brother and a sister. I know Mr. and Mrs. Olson....  
Stops   Stops are consonants produced with a momentary but complete closure of airflow through the vocal tract....  
Story Structure Comprehension Strategy   Story structure comprehension strategy is a reading comprehension strategy used to help understand a story that is being read. Readers use the common...  
Stress   Stress is the emphasis given to individual syllables within a single word or phrase. Stressed syllables tend to sound louder to the listener. (Stress,...  
Structural Analysis   Structural analysis "involves the identification of roots, affixes, compounds, hyphenated forms, inflected and derived endings, contractions, and, in...  
STudent Achievement in Reading Project (STAR)  The U.S. Department of Education/OVAE embarked upon the STudent Achievement in Reading (Project STAR) to promote effective reading instruction at the...  
Student Outcome Data Sets (SODS)  Payment points earned by adult learners participating in California Department of Education-supported EL Civics (civic participation and citizenship...  
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