This document is a slightly reformatted version of the English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS), which is available on the Texas Education Agency website.
This resource is organized so that teachers can drill down to display student learning objecive sentence stems based on ELPS Student Expectations and Language Objectives.
This tool is organized with links to sentence frames to assist teachers in supporting the progression from simple to complex language skills based on language tense.
This is a fillable/printable checklist of the Instructional Accommodations provided by TEA.
At the end of the school year, a district may reclassify an English Learner (EL) as English proficient for the first time or a subsequent time if the student is able to participate equally in a regular all-English instruction program as determined by satisfactory performance in all three assessment areas and the results of a subjective teacher evaluation.
The Bilingual/ESL Unit in the Special Populations Division provides direction and leadership with the implementation of Bilingual and English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs for English language learners.
The 2018-2019 List of Approved Tests for Assessments of English Learners is provided in the link above, but is only applicable for this school year. Beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, LEAs will be required to use a single statewide test for entry and reclassification .
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This Texas Education Agency (TEA) publication is designed to guide language proficiency assessment committees (LPACs) in making assessment and designated supports decisionsfor English learners (ELs) participating in the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) program.