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Texas Education Agency, 2017
This annual report provides information for the 2015-16 school year on grade-level retention in the Texas public school system. Data on retention are provided by student characteristics, including grade level; race/ethnicity; gender; degree of English proficiency; and economic, at-risk, immigrant, migrant, and overage statuses. Data also are…
Descriptors: Grade Repetition, Public Schools, Student Characteristics, Instructional Program Divisions
Texas Education Agency, 2016
The Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS) fulfills federal requirements for assessing the English language proficiency of English language learners (ELLs) in kindergarten through grade 12 in four language domains: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. TELPAS assesses students in alignment with the Texas English…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Language Proficiency, Language Skills, English Language Learners
Texas Education Agency, 2014
Commissioner's Rules Concerning the State Plan for Educating English Language Learners (ELLs) states that all school districts that are required to provide bilingual education and/or English as a second language (ESL) programs establish and operate a Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC). The LPACs are charged with reviewing all…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, Guidelines, Bilingual Education Programs, English (Second Language)
Texas Education Agency, 2014
Under Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §89.1225(h), districts are required to use the exit criteria represented in the chart titled "2013-2014 English Proficiency Exit Criteria Chart" found at ( to exit English language learners (ELLs) from bilingual/ESL programs. The exit criteria under TAC…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Student Evaluation, Language Proficiency, Evaluation Criteria
Texas Education Agency, 2013
Under Title III of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), the Texas Education Agency is required to establish Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAOs) for the English language acquisition and academic achievement of limited English proficient (LEP) students. This 2013 Guide to Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives provides AMAO…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Accountability, English (Second Language)