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Language Rights

Limited English Proficient/English Language Learner Students


California programs for E.L.L. Students.

Language Rights
High Stakes Testing
Gender Issues
No Child Left Behind
Students With Disabilities
Migrant Education
Homeless Student Education
School Reform
School Discipline
Immigrant Issues
Charter Schools
Runaway Teens
LEP Students
James Crawford’s “Language Policy Web Site & Emporium reports on bilingual education, English Only, English Plus, endangered languages and language rights including anti-bilingual initiatives.

Dr. Jim Cummins’, ESL and Second Language Learning Web! Discussing Second Language Acquisition and Literacy Development.

Dr.Kenji Hakuta’s website, discusses improving the education of language minority students.

Dr. Jill Mora’s Cross-Cultural Language and Academic Development CDLAD Website.

Center for Applied Linguistics, improving communication through better understanding of language and culture.

National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) lists important language rights legislation and cases.

California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE)

OCR responds to complaints involving lack of interpreters for LEP students and parents

”Minimum Qualifications for ESL Teachers, CA and NV.”

Executive Order 13166: Improving Access to Services For Persons with Limited English Proficiency

English Only Laws
Talking points and other information about English Only laws.

See also James Crawford, above.