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603 CMR 14.00:
Education of English Learners Regulations

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14.04: Placement of Students with Parental Waivers

(1) A school district shall provide a student who is an English learner with sheltered English immersion instruction and place the student in an English language classroom, as those terms are defined in M.G.L. c. 71A, unless the school district has granted the student a waiver in accordance with M.G.L. c. 71A, § 5.

(2) A school district may place English learners who are granted parental waivers under M.G.L. c. 71A, § 5, in a bilingual education program.

(3) Upon designation of a student as an English learner, the school district shall provide the student's parent or guardian with the school district's waiver policy and timelines, developed in accordance with M.G.L. c. 71A, § 5, and in a language that the parent or guardian can understand.

Regulatory Authority:
M.G.L. c. 69, § 1B; c. 69, §§ 1J and 1K, as amended by St. 2010, c. 12, § 3; c. 71, § 38G.

Last Updated: July 30, 2012
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