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ELL Rights & Court Cases in Florida - Chapter Summary
This chapter on English language learner rights and court cases in Florida contains a series of clearly-written and informative lessons. You'll study the legal rights of ELL students as well as related court cases and legislation. After finishing this chapter, you should be ready to:
- Outline the legal rights of English language learners
- Describe notable ELL court cases
- Detail the Bilingual Education Acts of 1968 and 1974
- Discuss the Florida consent degree and its relationship to ELL students
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1. English Language Learners' Legal Rights
The legal system protects English language learners (ELLs) to ensure that schools address their language limitations. This lesson covers the basic rights of ELLs, which have a basis in civil rights.
2. ELL Court Cases
This lesson provides an overview of the major court cases that have made an impact on English language learners (ELLs). The cases covered include Meyer v. Nebraska, Mendez v. Westminster, and Lau v. Nichols.
3. The Bilingual Education Act of 1968: Creation & 1974 Expansion
In this lesson, we'll learn what brought about the Bilingual Education Act of 1968 and what it sought to accomplish, as well as the 1974 act which clarified and expanded upon the original act.
4. The Florida Consent Decree & ELL Students
What rights do non-English speaking students have in the Florida education system? This lesson will discuss the Florida Consent Decree, which protects the rights of English language learners in Florida classrooms.
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- Writing Skills Instruction
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- Selecting & Adapting Instructional Materials for ELL Students
- Technology in ELL Instruction
- ELL Assessment Issues
- ELL Learners with Exceptionalities
- Language Proficiency Assessments in Florida
- Classroom-Based Assessments of ELL Students
- Collaboration & Advocacy for ELL
- Professional Development Organizations & Resources for ESOL Teachers
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