LEGAL ASPECTS OF ESL/BILINGUAL EDUCATION PROGRAM IN US PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM APPLICABLE TO OTHER EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS

Cicek, Volkan (2011) LEGAL ASPECTS OF ESL/BILINGUAL EDUCATION PROGRAM IN US PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM APPLICABLE TO OTHER EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS. In: 1st International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics (FLTAL’11), 5-7 May 2011, Sarajevo.

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Abstract

Legal aspects of ESL/Bilingual Education Program currently implemented in K thru 12 US Public School System that may be applicable to educational systems of other regions and countries are discussed within the context of basis on federal and state laws, Bilingual Education vs ESL (English as a Second Language) Education, hiring certified personnel, training of employed personnel, identification of ESL/Bilingual Education students, ESL/Bilingual Education nomination process, testing for ESL/Bilingual Education, testing criteria to be selected LEP (Limited English Proficient), LPAC (Language Proficiency Assessment Committee), LEP notification of LPAC decisions, accommodations, Documentation and Confidentiality, Standardized Testing of LEP students based on federal AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress) Requirements, LEP exemptions, LAT (Linguistically accommodated testing) test that LEP exempt students take replacing regular standardized tests, Exit Level LEP Postponement, TELPAS (English Language Proficiency Assessment System) tests that all LEP students take based on federal NCLB (No Child Left Behind) Act and Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAOs), TELPAS Raters, TELPAS Verifiers, Summer Programs for LEP students, LPAC Annual Review/ LEP Status Exit Criteria.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: English as a Second Language, Bilingual Education, Limited English Proficient, Language Proficiency Assessment, linguistics accommodations, standardized testing
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Depositing User: Users 4 not found.
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2012 12:15
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2012 08:46
URI: http://eprints.ibu.edu.ba/id/eprint/674

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