US Educational Terms Glossary (Garland Green)
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Education Commission of the States
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse
English as a Second Language
Classes or support programs for students whose native language is not English.
English Language Advisory Committee (ELAC)
Variations include "English Language Advisory Council," and "English Language Learner Advisory Committee/Council." The group consists of parents and school staff who work together to address the academic needs of students still learning English.
A student who is not proficient enough in the English language to succeed in the school's regular instructional programs and who qualifies for extra help. (Formerly referred to as Limited English Proficient/LEP.) (Ed Source/Ed-data)
Additional courses outside those required for graduation
Educational Testing Service exhibition of mastery A type of assessment in which students display their grasp of knowledge and skills using methods such as skits video presentations posters oral presentations or portfolios.