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Proposed Revisions to 19 TAC Chapter 89, Adaptations for Special Populations, Subchapter BB,Commissioner’s Rules Concerning State Plan for Educating English Language Learners

Public Comment Period: April 20, 2018 – May 21, 2018

Publication in the April 20, 2018 issue of the Texas Register

https://tea.texas.gov/About_TEA/Laws_and_Rules/Commissioner_Rules_(TAC)/Proposed_Commission er_of_Education_Rules/

You may submit public comments on the proposed rule electronically to rules@tea.texas.gov
Please specify in your message the rule actions to which your comments apply.

The public comment period usually lasts for 30 days after the publication date. After the public comment period has closed, staff evaluates all comments and makes appropriate changes to the proposed rule.

To view the publication in the Texas Register, please visit the following website:

2018 Summer School Program for English Learners in Kindergarten and First Grade

The letter “To the Administrator Addressed” regarding the 2018 Summer School Program for English Learners in Kindergarten and First Grade is now posted and available at the following website:
Click here for more information and a pdf version of the letter.

Now Available:

Revised Home Language Survey

The Division of English Learner Support at the Texas Education Agency has revised the Home Language Survey to provide clearer guidance to parents/guardians.

The revised Home Language Survey is currently available in the following languages:
• English
• Spanish
• Vietnamese

(Revised) LPAC Home Language Surveys 2017-2018
(New) Fillable LPAC Home Language Surveys 2017-2018

The Texas Education Agency is exploring options for translating the newly revised Home Language Survey into additional languages. In the meantime, please continue to use the currently translated versions located in the LPAC Framework Portal, https://projects.esc20.net/page/lpac.framework

If you have any questions, please email the Division of English Learner Support at EnglishLearnerSupport@tea.texas.gov