There is no equality of treatment merely by providing students with the same facilities, textbooks, teachers and curriculum for students who do not understand English are effectively foreclosed from any meaningful education.- Justice William O. Douglas
about academic achievement,
and good citizenship for every student.
the responsibility for helping children
become well-adjusted individuals.
to be the best school community we can be.
The purpose of this document is to clearly explain the various program options for English learners. We are proud to offer our English learners the following educational pathways:
Ø Structured English Immersion
Ø English Mainstream with Support Program
Ø Mainstream Program
Ø English Language Development (ELD)
Ø Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English (SDAIE)
Ø Primary Language Support
Each of these programs is designed for students who present a certain linguistic and educational profile. In this way each district student is enrolled in a course of study and learning program that meets his/her diagnosed language and academic needs.
This Master Plan for English Learners is meant to create a coherent and consistent system that crosses school and cultural boundaries. The primary goal of the program is to address the requirements of the state of
This working draft is intended to be reviewed by teachers and administrators and updated annually as subject to changes in state and federal law.