Mountain View Whisman School District
Agenda Item for Board Meeting of 2/6/2020
Agenda Category: CONSENT AGENDA
Agenda Item Title: Board Policy No. 6174, Education for English Language Learners
Person Responsible: Heidi Smith, Director of State, Federal and Strategic Programs
Board Policy 6174, Education of English Language Learners provides guidance on facilitation of education for English Language Learner students. This policy was last updated on November 1, 2018.
Board Policy No. 6174, Education of English Language Learners has updated as follows:
- To reflect NEW LAW (AB 2735, 2018) which prohibits districts from denying English learners the opportunity to enroll in core curricular courses or courses needed for middle school promotion, high school graduation, or college admission.
- The policy also adds a requirement to annually designate a district and site coordinator to oversee administration of the English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC).
That the Board approve Board Policy No. 6174, Education of English Language Learners, as presented.