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Parent Guide for English Learners—English and Spanish versions


September 2016


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For families of English learners there is a lot to know, including how their children are:

  • Identified as English learners
  • Taught English and other subjects
  • Tested, tested, and tested some more
  • Designated as proficient in academic English and moved out of English learner services

"The Parent Guide for English Learners" gives you basic information about each of these topics. It will help you talk with your child’s school, ask the right questions, and support your child on their journey as an English learner. English and Spanish versions are available.