To ensure the individual success of identified English Language Learners through the development of academic English proficiency in speaking, reading, listening, and writing verified by objective measures, that enables them to become competitive citizens globally, socially, economically, and educationally.
The English Language Learner (ELL) department has 2 progress measures brochures:
The Texas English Language Learner (ELL) Progress Measure provides information about whether your child has made academic improvement or progress toward passing STAAR. This progress measure is based on your child's level of English language proficiency and the amount of time he or she has attended school in the United States.
La Medida de Progreso para Estudiantes ELL de Texas proporciona informacion de su hijo ha mejorado o avanzado academicamente para aprobar la prueba STAAR. Esta medida de progreso se basa en el nivel de dominio del idioma ingles de su hijo y en el tiempo que ha estado inscrito en una escuela de Estados Unidos.
* A new Bilingual website https://www.navigatelifetexas.org/en for families of children with disabilities and special health care needs. The website has a library of videos, featuring Texas parents,teachers and other professionals,offering practical advice & tips. There is also a statewide database of services, groups, and events. It is searchable by zip code and country.
Maria A. Richison
Director of Bilingual & ESL Programs