Students who have limited English proficiency, because English is not their primary language, may be eligible for individualized instructional services. To qualify, a student’s parent or guardian must indicate that the student first learned a language other than English, comes from a home where a language other than English is usually spoken, or the student speaks a language other than English. In addition, the student must score as having limited English proficiency on nationally normed assessments of English skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing for students in grades K through 12. Students who qualify will typically receive direct instruction from an ELL teacher several times per week.
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