Education Laws and Regulations603 CMR 14.00:
Education of English Learners RegulationsSection:
14.01:
Authority, Scope and Purpose
14.02:
Identification and Assessment of Students
14.04:
Placement of Students with Parental Waivers
14.05:
English Literacy and Fluency Requirements for Teachers of English Language Classrooms
14.06:
Parental Right of Enforcement
14.07:
Assignment of English Learners to Teachers in School Districts
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Guidance on Programming for ELLs
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Transitional Guidance on Identification, Assessment, Placement, and Reclassification of English Language Learners provides guidance formerly found in Guidance in using MEPA Results to Plan Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) Instruction and Make Reclassification Decisions for Limited English Proficient Students (September 2009) andImplementation Guidance on SEI for Low Incidence Districts

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Federal Civil Rights Law concerning limited English proficient students

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Title III Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students (legislation)

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603 CMR 14.00: Education of English Learners Regulations

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Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 71a


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