Document Number: 8579Title III Policy State of the States - Provisions were included in the 2001 re-authorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to ensure English learners access to core academic content as they gain the language skills needed to be successful in school and meet state standards. Title III specifies state requirements regarding the proficiency standards, assessments and accountability measures. This brief focuses on state implementation of Title III, summarizing state actions to date to implement those provisions. (Andrea Ramsey and Jennifer O'Day, American Institutes for Research, May 2010)...
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