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The Florida Consent Decree & ELL Students

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What is the term for non-English speaking students in Florida?

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1. How many ELL students does Florida have?

2. What does the Florida Consent Decree do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet can be used as a way to measure your understanding of the terms and components involved in the Florida Consent Decree, with questions touching on key facts of the program.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet can be used to test yourself on:

  • The term for non-English speaking students in Florida
  • The number of ELL students Florida has
  • The program protecting the rights of Florida's ELL students
  • Federal and state laws within the Florida Consent Decree
  • The part of Florida's Consent Decree that prevents segregation

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify the term for non-English speaking students in Florida as well as the name of the program that looks after the rights of Florida's ELL students
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the number of ELL students in Florida
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the contents of the Florida Consent Decree

Additional Learning

To learn more about this important aspect of Florida's education history, you can read through the accompanying lesson on The Florida Consent Decree & ELL Students. Objectives covered in this lesson include:

  • Understand the primary goal of the Florida Consent Decree
  • Know the role of Lau v. Nichols, Castañeda v. Pickard, and Plyler v. Doe in the Florida Consent Decree
  • Familiarize yourself with the significance of the Office of Civil Rights Memorandum to the Florida Consent Decree
  • Learn about the importance of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Florida Education Equity Act, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 in relation to the Florida Consent Decree
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