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Like a 401K in the private sector, a regulation allowing the pre-tax deduction of savings for use in retirement, available to school employees.  

Field : Benefits
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Driver's license endorsement to allow operation of school vans transporting students.

Field: Transportation
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American Recovery and Reinvestment Act:

A federal law passed to mitigate tge effects of the financial downturn that began in 2007. Supplemental funding to support various public education needs was authorized by this legislation, as well a regulation of how the funds may be spent and must be accounted for.
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The money voted by the local educational authority to operate the schools fiscal year. This usually includes direct local and state funding but not grants, fees, tuitions and other sources of income.

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Association of School Business Officials International:

A professional association that provides programs, services, and a global network to promote the highest standards of school business management, professional growth, and the effective use of educational resources.

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A committee of the governance board established to assist the board in discharging its oversight responsibilities.  The central reason for its existence is to oversee the integrity of the financial
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AYP
Adequate Yearly Progress:

A term used in the NCLB law that regulates the ever-increasing academic threshold students must meet each year.

Field: SPED
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Established principles or procedures gained from successful experiences that jurisdictions may use to enhance internal business processes.
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Bid

A price offered for a good by a potential buyer or a price offered by a potential vendor to perform a specific job.
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(Nothing to do with food). This is a regulation that allows certain deductions such as health insurance to be taken from a paycheck before taxes.

Field: Benefits
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Comprehensive Annual Financial Report:

A standard accounting requirement followed by local and state governments to show how tax money is spent. The report serves several purposes which also help explain what it means for taxpayers.
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CDL
Commercial Driver's License:

Required to operate a large vehicle such as a school bus. Drivers must have a school bus endorsement to transport students.

Field: Transportation
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Another word for licensure of professional educators, administrators, and service providers. To obtain certification, an applicant must demonstrate that she or he is proficient in meeting a specific set of standards set forth in the statutes.
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A public school created by petition to be seperate from the rules and regulations og the LEA, but funded by a combination of local and state financial resources. Charter schools often take students on a lottery basis if applications exceed capacity. Some specialize in a certain programmatic focus, such as the arts.
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A school that accepts students on a "choice" basis. School choice is an enrollment system whereby students may attend a school that is not in the residential area of the student. The school may be in a different neighborhood within a district, or may be in another district. If so, the sending districts pays all or part of the tuition to the receiving district.
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Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act:

The federal law that requires employers to offer departing (not retiring) employees an extension of health benefits under the employer's existing insurance plan at the individual plan at the individual's own cost, for up to 18 months.
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COE
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Certificate of Excellence  

Reviews the accounting practices and reporting procedures used by school districts in their Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFRs), and enhances the award winners' credibility among stakeholders.
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Cost of Living Allowance or Increase

Field: Compensation
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The total cost (or the increase in cost over the life of the contract) of a negotiated labor agreement, including benefits, base pay, and other compensation elements such as and longevity, stipends.

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CPI
Consumer Price Index:

Actual cost goods and services indexed according to inflation/deflation. School budgets have typicallu grown at a rate greater than the CPI because of mandated costs.

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