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The CA Education for a Global Economy Initiative
Information regarding the California Education for a Global Economy (Ed.G.E.) Initiative.
English Language Development Standards
Assembly Bill 124 (Chapter 605, Statutes of 2011) requires the State Board of Education approve standards for English language development for pupils whose primary language is a language other than English. These standards shall be comparable in rigor and specificity to the standards for English language arts adopted.
English Learner Roadmap
Guide to assist local educational agencies to implement California's 21st century college-and-career-ready standards, curriculum, instruction programs, and assessments.
Equal Opportunity & Access
Discloses the practices of the California Department of Education to ensure equal, fair, and meaningful access to its employment and program services.
Letters to Local Educational Agencies
Important communication to assist local educational agencies in providing appropriate services and programs for English learners.
Parent Notification
Information and resources from the California Department of Education about the Parent Notification forms.
Reclassification
Information on how a district determines whether or not an English learner student has sufficient English proficiency to be reclassified as a fluent English speaker.
Resources
FAQs regarding English learners in California and appropriate teacher authorizations and links to Web sites with information about developing programs for linguistically and culturally diverse students.
State Seal of Biliteracy
This program recognizes high school graduates who have attained a high level of proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing one or more languages in addition to English.
Technical Assistance and Monitoring
Provides Federal Program Monitoring (FPM) and technical assistance regarding services to English learners.
Title III
Language instruction for English learner and immigrant students.
Two-Way Immersion
Overview, directory, and resources.
Recently Posted in English Learners
  • Superintendent Letter to the Latino Caucus (added 19-Sep-2017)
    Letter from Superintendent Tom Torlakson to Senator Hueso and Assembly Member Gonzalez Fletcher regarding the EL Roadmap.
  • Reallocation Process (added 14-Sep-2017)
    Letter to local educational agencies regarding the reallocation process for Title III, Part A.
  • Title III County Office of Education Leads (added 14-Sep-2017)
    Title III Regional County Office of Education (COE) Leads information including calendars, agendas, training presentations, and technical assistance resources.
  • July 24, 2017 Agenda (added 14-Sep-2017)
    Agenda for the Title III Local Control and Accountability Plan Addendum Template Training.
  • July 25, 2017 Agenda (added 14-Sep-2017)
    Title III Local Control and Accountability Plan Frequently Asked Questions Development.