Document Type

Policy Document

Publication Date

Fall 2011

Abstract

This study explores the level of compliance with New York State laws on bilingual education in selected school districts. Our assessment of compliance with New York State Education Department (NYSED) regulations on bilingual education is based on the 2008-2009 CR Part 154 applicationsfiled by the schools. The CRPart 154 applications we examined for this reportc ontain 2007-2008 data on the number of identified ELLs in each school, as well as the number of ELLs served by bilingual and ESL programs as reported by the schools. The overall rate of non-compliance in our sample of 280 schools was 35%.2A total of 99 schools failed either programmatic or procedural compliance with the law.

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