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Learning Management System: A re­source available from CareerTech's Learning Network to support teacher management of student learning when using on­line resources.

Leaver: An individual who is no longer attending school and has left a CTE course or program with­out completing any of the required competencies.

Licensure: A process whereby a regulatory agency or board authorizes individuals to work in a given occupation or profession. Obtaining and retaining licensure usually requires a person to complete an approved education program, pass an exam and maintain standards.

Lifelong Learning: A concept that supports the desire and necessity to continue to learn through­out life.

Limited English Proficiency: Secondary students, adults or out-of-school youths who have limited ability in speaking, reading, writing or understanding the English language and whose native language is a language other than English or who live in a family or community environment in which a language other than English is the dominant language. Refer to 34 CFR Part 400 et al (Education Department General Administrative Regulations).

Local Application for Ongoing Career and Technology Education Programs: An annual application required of all compre­hensive school districts and other eligible recipients re­questing funds for CareerTech education programs, services and/or activities. The application includes a listing of programs being funded and assurances of compliance. Approval and return of the assurances of compliance to the department indicates the school district’s intent to form a con­tract for CareerTech programs and to comply with all terms set forth in the local application. The local application gives school districts the opportunity to verify ongoing programs, request new or expanded programs or request the deletion or reduction of programs.

Local Education Agency: In general, a public board of education or other public authority legally con­stituted within a state for either administrative control or direction of or to perform a service func­tion for public elementary schools or secondary schools in a city, county, township, school district or other political subdivision of a state or for a combination of school districts or counties. It is recognized in a state as an administrative agency for its public elementary schools or second­ary schools.


 

 

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