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 Parents is an online resource parent advocates can use to help parents understand the ELL student program available at their child's school. It offers resources related to parent rights under federal education laws and how parents can be involved in their child's education.
Task 1: Investigate School Programs
guideline: The legal basis for providing equal educational opportunity to English language learner (ELL) students lies in federal law, precedent-setting U.S. Supreme Court cases, and federal rules and regulations. Such legal foundation requires districts receiving financial assistance to have programs aimed at teaching English to ELL students. Parents of ELL students have an option to enroll their child in a district's ELL program. Parents and their advocates sho