The School Leaders Risk Management Association presents:
Don’t Let Your ELL Policy and Curriculum Get Lost in Translation!!
June 16, 2015
With the increasing number of ELL students being enrolled in public schools, school districts must ensure students with limited English proficiency can meaningfully participate in their educational programs and services as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In January of this year, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights jointly issued a Guidance to assist school districts and public schools with meeting their legal obligations to ELL students. It is clear these government watchdog groups are closely monitoring schools’ education of ELL students to ensure compliance with federal requirements...