ERIC Number: ED322734
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Guidelines for Programs Under Part 154 of Commissioner's Regulations for Pupils with Limited English Proficiency. Bilingual Education. English as a Second Language.
Metropolitan Consortium of Lead Speech-Language Pathologists, Atlanta, GA.
Part 154 of the Regulations of New York State's Commissioner of Education prescribes requirements for districts relative to the education of pupils with limited English proficiency. The guidelines provided here are to assist school districts in developing and implementing programs consistent with the law and regulations. Chapters address the following topics: the responsibility of the Board of Education; screening, identification, and assessment considerations; placement in instructional programs; program types (transitional bilingual and free-standing English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) and educational strategies for each; student evaluation in ESL (speaking and reading), mathematics (in ESL, Spanish, and other languages), and native language arts (Spanish and bilingual reading programs); testing requirements; parent involvement; program management (coordination of funds, program planning and site selection, staff management, staff in-service training, and support services); exceptions and variances; and programs operated by the Board of Cooperatives Educational Services in districts with small populations. The text of the Commissioner's regulations, parts 117 and 154, and sample home language questionnaires in Chinese, English, French, Haitian Creole, Japanese, and Spanish are appended. (MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Boards of Education, Chinese, Elementary Secondary Education, English, English (Second Language), French, Haitian Creole, Identification, Japanese, Limited English Speaking, Mathematics, Native Language Instruction, Parent Participation, Program Administration, Program Design, Public Policy, Questionnaires, Spanish, Statewide Planning, Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Transitional Programs, Uncommonly Taught Languages
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Metropolitan Consortium of Lead Speech-Language Pathologists, Atlanta, GA.
Identifiers: New York