Outline of the state of Colorado

Engagement of Parents of English Language Learners

Engagement of Parents of English Language Learners

State law encourages parent and family engagement as a component of English Language Learner (ELL) programs.

Colorado Revised Statutes 22-11-301. School district accountability committees - creation - membership

(1) Each local school board shall appoint or create a process for the election of a school district accountability committee that shall consist of:

  • (a) At least three parents of students enrolled in the district public schools …

(3) If a local school board appoints the members of the school district accountability committee, the local school board, to the extent practicable, shall ensure that the parents who are appointed reflect the student populations that are significantly represented within the school district. Said student populations may include, but need not be limited to:

  • (c) Students who are English language learners, as defined in section 22-24-103 (4)...
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