ERIC Number: ED288381
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Suggested Procedures for Meeting Needs of Limited English Proficient Students. Initial Assessment and Placement.
Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.
The first in a series of state publications providing suggestions to school districts for serving limited-English-proficient (LEP) students, the handbook on initial student assessment, student placement, and continuing monitoring contains recommendations for nine procedures and appropriate forms for carrying them out. The procedures are to: (1) assign a knowledgeable professional to be in charge of program implementation and monitoring for LEP students; (2) make a district guidebook available to school personnel; (3) make adequate preparation for parent/guardian orientation; (4) plan for initial assessment of the student; (5) determine placement criteria; (6) establish a method for informing parents or guardians about the student's progress; (7) plan for monitoring the student's progress; (8) establish a procedure for reclassification and mainstreaming; and (9) plan for monitoring the student in the mainstream. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Check Lists, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Limited English Speaking, Mainstreaming, Program Administration, Records (Forms), Screening Tests, Statewide Planning, Student Evaluation, Student Needs, Student Placement
Pennsylvania Department of Education, 333 Market St., Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.
Note: For related documents, see FL 016 999, FL 017 000 and FL 017 020. Some pages printed on light blue paper.