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Language Instruction Educational Program (LIEP)

A student who does not speak English as their primary language and who has a limited ability to read, speak, write, or understand English.  These students may be entitled to language assistance.

Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)

Also known as Educational Environment in the Special Education Snapshot Template, this is the indicator located within an exceptional student’s individualized education program. This details to what extent the student is included, if at all, with their non-disabled peers.

Local Education Agency (LEA)

A board of education or other legally constituted local school authority having administrative control and direction of public elementary or secondary schools in a city, county, township, school district, or political subdivision in a state, or any other public educational agency having administrative control and direction of a career and technical program.  This term includes state correctional education agencies.

Location Domain

This PIMS Domain has one type of template which serves several uses. The Location Fact Template is submitted to support data involving truancy, expulsions, and suspensions, School Choice and SES.