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Title III

Language instruction for limited-English-proficient and immigrant students.

General Title III Information

Title III Data and Data Collection
The California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) is used to collect the number of English learners and the number of Immigrant Students. Private schools provide their number of immigrant student on the Student National Origin Report (SNOR). This data includes demographics, forms, and instructions.

Parental Notification
Details concerning the Title III parental notification process.

Accountability Requirements
Information and resources for LEAs that do meet Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAOs).

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
These are the FAQ about administrative, programmatic, and accountability features of Title III.

Limited English Proficient (LEP) Student

The LEP program is to ensure English learners in California, attain English proficiency, develop high levels of academic attainment in English, and meet the same challenging state academic standards as all other students.

Request for Applications 2013-14

Annual survey required by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to report on language instruction activities. Response due by Tuesday, September 30, 2014.

Immigrant Student

The Immigrant Education Program provides funding to enhance instructional opportunities for immigrant students and their families and ensure that immigrants students meet the same challenging grade level and graduation standards as mainstream students.

Request for Applications 2013-14

Annual survey required by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to report on the participation of immigrant students in Title III programs. Response due by Monday, September 30, 2013.

Notifications to the Field

Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Title III, Part A, Reallocation Process (DOC)
Reallocation process for identifying, reallocating, and distributing excess Title III funds beginning in FY 2010-11.

Annual Notification of Translation Languages
Assembly Bill 680 requires the California Department of Education to annually notify county and district superintendents and charter school administrators that parental notifications shall be translated into the primary language spoken by 15 percent or more of the school's enrollment.

Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Title III, Part A, Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Student Subgrant Program Administration

Outside Resources

Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) External link opens in new window or tab.
OELA provides national leadership to help ensure that English learners and immigrant students attain English proficiency and achieve academically.

Title III and Title IX Statutes
Complete text of Title III statute and related sections of Title IX.

Annual Accountability Leadership Institute (ALI) for English Learners and Immigrants Students
14th Annual ALI (December 9-10, 2013)

Questions:   Language Policy and Leadership Office | 916-319-0845
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