The Title I Dictionary-Third Edition provides plain language definitions and explanations of ESEA terms

LRP Media Group, a recognized leader in the special education publishing industry, has released The Title I Dictionary — Third Edition, which includes definitions and explanations of obscure lingo found in Education Department guidance documents, as well ESSA-related programmatic rules, fiscal requirements, documentation, and best practices.

The Title I Dictionary — Third Edition includes 150 new terms on topics that include assessments, English learners, equitable services, fiscal flexibility, homeless education, migrant students, report cards, and supplement, not supplant, among others.

“New staff need a quick, plain language resource to identify common terms, and even veterans need a way to clarify the finer points or find easy explanations for use in training or providing background to their superintendents and school boards,” said LRP Executive Director of Education Content Julie J. Kline, Esq. “The new Title I Dictionary — Third Edition puts legal definitions, as well as terms related to regulations and policy guidance, at your fingertips in one handy desktop reference.”

The Title I Dictionary — Third Edition:

  • Cuts through arcane jargon of Title I and ESEA programs.
  • Cites relevant sections of statute, regulations, and Education Department guidance.
  • Includes references to common best practices, like response to intervention, and terms shared by the special education and EL communities.
  • Fully explains acronyms you hear in education.
  • Includes the most up-to-date information on evolving terms related to ESSA accountability requirements, such as comprehensive and targeted support and improvement.
  • Includes terms related to other ESEA grants such as McKinney-Vento.

The Title I Dictionary — Third Edition is available for purchase from LRP Publications’ online store.

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