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Developing Programs for English Language Learners: Program Overview Chart

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ELL Program Overview

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STEP 1: EDUCATIONAL APPROACH

The district must select a sound educational approach for providing English language development and meaningful program participation for its students.

STEP 2: IDENTIFICATION

The district is responsible for identifying all students potentially needing ELL services.

 

STEP 3: ASSESSMENT

The district is responsible for assessing each identified potential ELL student for English language proficiency.

STEP 4: PLACEMENT INTO ELL PROGRAM SERVICES

The district is responsible for providing its ELL students with a program of services consistent with its chosen educational approach.

 

STEP 5: STAFFING AND RESOURCES

The district is obligated to provide the necessary resources to implement its educational approach.

STEP 6: TRANSITION FROM ELL SERVICES

The district is responsible for establishing criteria that determine when a student has sufficient English language proficiency to meaningfully participate in the educational program.

 

STEP 7: MONITORING

The district will ensure that students transitioned from the ELL program have an opportunity to meaningfully participate in the education program.

STEP 8: PROGRAM EVALUATION

The district will develop evaluation procedures to periodically evaluate and revise, if necessary, its ELL program.

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