State law requires parent and family engagement as a component of English Language Learner (ELL) programs.
Nevada Revised Statutes 388.407. Board of trustees required to develop policy for instruction to teach English and plan to ensure policy achieves objectives; monitoring of implementation by Department; purchase of assessment to measure literacy.
- The board of trustees of each school district shall develop a policy for the instruction to teach English to pupils who are English learners. The policy must be designed to provide pupils enrolled in each public school located in the school district who are English learners with instruction that enables those pupils to attain proficiency in the English language and improve their overall academic achievement and proficiency. 2. The policy developed pursuant to subsection 1 must: (d) Provide opportunities for the parents or legal guardians of pupils who are English learners to participate in the program; and (e) Provide the parents and legal guardians of pupils who are English learners with information regarding other programs that are designed to improve the language acquisition and academic achievement and proficiency of pupils who are English learners and assist those parents and legal guardians in enrolling those pupils in such programs.