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Ch 6: ESOL Laws & Rights

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Review ESOL rights and laws with help from the lessons provided in this engaging chapter. Each one of our mobile-friendly and professionally designed lessons is followed by a short quiz that ensures your knowledge and ability to ace a related test.

ESOL Laws & Rights - Chapter Summary

Our informative chapter covers ESOL laws and rights. As you review these lessons, you'll study the history of English as a second language education in the United States and the impact of the Equal Education Opportunities Act. After completing this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Summarize the provisions given in Title III of the Every Student Succeeds Act
  • Outline the legal rights of English language learners
  • Explain how English language learner students are identified
  • Understand how ELL students are assessed for special education
  • Explain the Common Core standards for English language learners
  • Identify some of the current trends and issues in English language learning

Feel free to move at your own pace and review these lessons as many times as needed as you progress through this chapter. If you get stuck anywhere, seek help from one of our helpful professional instructors. You can access these lessons and quizzes 24 hours a day on your mobile phone, tablet or computer at your convenience.

8 Lessons in Chapter 6: ESOL Laws & Rights
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History of ESL Education in the U.S.

1. History of ESL Education in the U.S.

When did ESL (English as a Second Language) education begin in the United States? Would you believe as far back as the mid 1600s? This lesson provides a history of the strategies and methodologies of ESL education in the U.S.

Equal Educational Opportunities Act (1974): History & Impact

2. Equal Educational Opportunities Act (1974): History & Impact

The Equal Educational Opportunities Act (EEOA) 1974 protects against discrimination and segregation. Students with language barriers are protected as well. This lesson discusses the history and impact of this vital piece of legislation.

Title III of the Every Student Succeeds Act: Summary & Provisions

3. Title III of the Every Student Succeeds Act: Summary & Provisions

This lesson gives you an overview of Title III under the federal law Every Student Succeeds Act. Title III has provisions regarding English language learners across the country.

English Language Learners' Legal Rights

4. 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.

How Are ELL Students Identified?

5. How Are ELL Students Identified?

In this lesson, you will learn about the procedures that school districts use to identify English language learner (ELL) students and provide them with an appropriate method of instruction.

Assessing ELL Students for Special Education

6. Assessing ELL Students for Special Education

Teachers of English Language Learners face unique challenges in identifying students who require special education services. This lesson describes a process for fair and accurate identification of English Language Learners with special needs.

Common Core Standards & English Language Learners

7. Common Core Standards & English Language Learners

Common Core State Standards provide a nationally recognized outline for education in math and English language arts. Keep reading to learn more about the Common Core's benchmarks and get recommendations for helping English language learners meet them.

Current Issues & Trends in English Language Learning

8. Current Issues & Trends in English Language Learning

As an ESL teaching candidate, your concern is regarding whether you are aware or not of current trends and issues in English language learning. This lesson gives you an overview of the key issues and trends so that you can be prepared.

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