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ERIC Number: ED357628
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Mar-31
Pages: 52
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
The Rights of Limited English Proficient Students: A Handbook for Parents and Community Advocates.
META (Multicultural Education, Training and Advocacy), Inc, San Francisco, CA.
Designed for parents, educators, lawyers, and others, this booklet focuses on limited-English-proficient (LEP) students' legal rights to an appropriate education. Contents are as follows: overview of state and federal legal requirements of education programs for LEP students; initial identification of LEP students; requirements for English language development instruction; requirements for the program of academic instruction for LEP students; overview of staffing requirements for LEP education programs; redesignation: LEP readiness for an all-English education program; funding for education programs for LEP students; school and district bilingual advisory committees; and special programs: GATE, special education, and Chapter I. Appended are a language rights checklist, sources of where to turn for help, selected references, and a list of legal authorities. Contains 8 references. (LB)
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: META (Multicultural Education, Training and Advocacy), Inc, San Francisco, CA.