This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.
The English Language Learner (ELL) KnowledgeBase for Administrators and Teachers is an online resource supporting both the administration, teaching and execution of programs for English learning students. It offers resources related to Office for Civil Rights (OCR) requirements and the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Task 1: Define Expectations and Requirements
Guideline: The new federal law allows education leaders and stakeholders to rethink their own accountability, funding, school improvement, and grant-making systems by gathering input from the people who know their state best. ESSA requires extensive outreach and engagement efforts to everyone from policymakers to educators to tribal organizations to parents, prompting many states to rethink their definitions of meaningful engagement.