GED general educational development
GVF generalized variance function
IOM Institute of Medicine
LEA* local education agency
NCES National Center for Education Statistics
NCLB No Child Left Behind Act of 2004
NSLP National School Lunch Program
PUMA Public Use Microdata Area
PUMS Public Use Microdata Sample (file)
QC quality control
RMSD root mean squared difference
SABINS School Attendance Boundary Information System
SAIPE Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (program)
SBP School Breakfast Program
SE standard error
SFA* school food authority
SIPP Survey of Income and Program Participation
SNA School Nutrition Association
SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly the Food Stamp Program)
SNDA-III School Nutrition Dietary Assessment Study III (U.S. Department of Agriculture/Food and Nutrition Service, 2007a)
SSI Supplemental Security Income
TANF Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
TIGER Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (system)
UNO University of Nebraska at Omaha
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