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English Language Learners

Guidance and Laws

Guidance on Programming for ELs

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Guidance for Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) Programs
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Appendix A — Glossary of Terms
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Appendix B — How this Guide was Developed
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Appendix C — Acknowledgments
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Appendix D — References
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Appendix E — Spotlight on Collaboration
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Appendix F — Scenarios


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Guidance for Supporting English Learners with Disabilities
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Guidance for Implementing the Massachusetts State Seal of Biliteracy
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Guidance for English Learner Parent Advisory Councils
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Guidance for Defining and Implementing Two Way Immersion Programs
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Next Generation ESL Curriculum Project: ESL Curriculum Resource Guide
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Guidelines for the Use of Benchmarks Toward Attaining English Proficiency
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Massachusetts Students with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education (SLIFE) Definition and Guidance

Laws and Related Documents

Federal Laws

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Federal Civil Rights Law concerning limited English proficient students
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Title III Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students (legislation)
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U.S. Department of Education Title III desk top reference

State Laws

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603 CMR 14.00: Education of English Learners Regulations
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Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 71a


Last Updated: April 16, 2019
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