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WL Framework Schedule of Significant Events

The schedule of significant events for the revision of the World Languages Framework was approved by the SBE on July 11, 2018.
Event Schedule

Focus Group recruitment letter and application distributed to Local Educational Agencies (LEAs), world language stakeholder organizations, and institutes of higher education

March 2018

Recruitment of Focus Group members, pursuant to California Code of Regulations, Title 5 (5 CCR), §9511(c) and Education Code Section 44013(a)

March–April 2018

Instructional Quality Commission (IQC)/State Superintendent of Public Instruction (SSPI) approves Schedule of Significant Events (Timeline) and Curriculum Framework and Evaluation Criteria Committee (CFCC) Application

May 17–18, 2018

SSPI appoints Focus Group members

May 2018

State Board of Education (SBE) approves Timeline and CFCC application per 5 CCR §9513

July 11–12, 2018

Focus Group Meeting Locations:

  • August 16, 2018: San Diego County Office of Education (4–6 p.m.)
  • August 22, 2018: Santa Clara County Office of Education (4–6 p.m.)
  • August 29, 2018: California Department of Education (4–6 p.m.) and via videoconference at Humboldt and Tulare County Offices of Education
  • September 12, 2018: Los Angeles County Office of Education (4–6 p.m.)

August–September 2018

Minimum 90-day recruitment of CFCC (from date application posted through SBE appointment of CFCC) per 5 CCR §9513

August–October 2018

IQC Recommends CFCC, receives Focus Group input, recommends guidelines for the WL Framework

November 15–16, 2018

Event Schedule

SBE Appoints CFCC, receives Focus Group input, approves guidance per CCR §9512

January 9–10, 2019

The CFCC meetings are scheduled for the following dates:

  • February 7–8, 2019
  • March 7–8, 2019
  • April 11–12, 2019
  • May 30–31, 2019
  • June 27–28, 2019
  • August 1–2, 2019

February–August 2019

IQC recommends draft WL Framework for initial field review

September 19–20, 2019

Required 60-day public review of draft WL Framework prior to IQC recommendation §9515(a)(3)

October–November 2019

IQC/Subject Matter Committee analyzes field review results, revises, and takes action on draft WL Framework

January 2020

Required 60-day public review of document after IQC recommendation §9515(c)

February–March 2020

SBE action on WL Framework

July 7–8, 2020

Date of adoption of instructional materials

November 2021

This timeline may be subject to change. The State Board of Education will only take action on changes to the approved timeline if they affect Instructional Quality Commission or State Board of Education action dates.

Questions:   Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division | CFIRD@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0881
Last Reviewed: Thursday, May 21, 2020
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