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File Structure: EL Staff by School 2008–2010

File structure for downloadable data files for Language Census data on staff providing services to English learners (ELs).

File Name: LCSTF08S.dbf, LCSTF09S.dbf, and LCSTF10S.txt

Field Name
Field Type Width
Description

CDS_CODE

Character

14

County, District, School identification code.

COUNTY

Character

15

County Name.

DISTRICT

Character

35

District Name.

SCHOOL

Character

35

School Name.

LC

Character

2

Language Code ("01" to "99") representing primary language of instruction. This field may also represent the English language development (ELD) and/or specially designed academic instruction in English (SDAIE) instruction ("EL" = ELD, "SD" = SDAIE, and "SE" = SDAIE and ELD).

LANGUAGE

Character

25

Language of instruction or ELD/SDAIE instruction.

For fields C00 and C02, the language is as shown (a language other than English). The teachers in field C00 may also be providing SDAIE and/or ELD.

For field C04, the language of instruction will be SDAIE and/or ELD.

Teachers Providing Primary Language Instruction

Field Name
Field Type Width
Description

C00

Numeric

4

Teachers with a California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) bilingual authorization.

Bilingual Paraprofessionals (Aides)

Field Name
Field Type Width
Description

C02

Numeric

4

Bilingual paraprofessionals (aides).

Note: Beginning in 2009–10 the source of the bilingual paraprofessional data is from the fall California Basic Educational Data System (CBEDS) data collection, rather than the spring Language Census data collection.

Teachers Providing ELD and SDAIE

Field Name
Field Type Width
Description

C04

Numeric

4

CCTC authorized teachers providing ELD and/or SDAIE instruction to ELs.

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