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Chapter 11. Special Programs Subchapter 4. English Language Learner Education Duration of Services   

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School districts shall continue to provide additional and appropriate educational services to English learners in kindergarten through grade 12 for the purposes of overcoming language barriers until the English learners have:

(a) demonstrated English-language proficiency comparable to that of the school district's average native English-language speakers; and

(b) recouped any academic deficits which may have been incurred in other areas of the core curriculum as a result of language barriers.


Authority cited:

Education Code 33031


Education Code 305

Education Code 306

Education Code 310

20 USC 1703(f)

Castaneda v. Pickard (5th Cir. 1981) 648 F.2d 989, 1009-1011; and Gomez v. Illinois State Board of Education (7th Cir. 1987) 811 F.2d 1030, 1041-1042.

(Amended By Register 99, No. 1)