Vermont - Content Standards: English as a second language

English as a Second Language
Policy Type: 

The English Language Learner (ELL) Program administers funds to support programs for limited English proficient (LEP) and bilingual students. These programs are intended to provide needed resources to support high-quality instruction to help immigrant children and youth meet the same challenging performance standards expected of all Vermont students. The program also support a variety of activities related to English language acquisition, language enhancement, academic achievement and immigrant education, including:

  • Professional development for teachers working with LEP children and youth;
  • Program planning, evaluation, administration and interagency coordination; and
  • Technical assistance and other support to local education agencies that receive state subgrants.
Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
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