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Title III, Language Instruction: EL and Immigrant

Consolidated Application Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), Title III, Part A, Language Instruction for English Learners (EL) and Immigrant Students legal assurances for fiscal year 2018–19.
ESEA, Title III, Language Instruction for English Learners and Immigrant Students
  1. The local educational agency (LEA) will use Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), Title III, funds according to the purposes of the ESEA. (20 United States Code (USC) §6812; Public Law (PL) 114-95, §3102)
  2. The LEA agrees to expend the funds to improve the education of English learner (EL) and immigrant students by assisting them to learn English and meet the challenging State academic standards. In carrying out activities with such funds, the eligible entity shall use effective approaches and methodologies for teaching EL and immigrant children and youth. (20 USC §6825(a); PL 114-95, §3115(a))
  3. ESEA, Title III funds shall be used so as to supplement the level of federal, state, and local public funds that, in the absence of such availability, would have been expended for programs for EL children and immigrant children and youth, and in no case to supplant such federal, state, and local public funds. (20 USC §6825; PL 114-95, §3115(g))
  4. The LEA will develop and maintain an LEA Plan inclusive of all elements required by the state and ESEA, Title III Section 3116 (20 USC §6826; PL 114-95, §3116). The LEA shall provide to the California Department of Education a proposed budget per the Title III program requirements, as part of the Consolidated Application. (20 USC §§6824, 6825, 6826, PL 114-95, §3114, 3115, 3116)

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