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Title III EL and Immigrant Subgrant Assurances

Consolidated Application Title III English Learner (EL) and Immigrant Student Program Subgrants Assurances for fiscal year 2020–21.
Title III English Learner and Immigrant Student Program Subgrant Assurances
  1. The local educational agency (LEA) will use Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Title III funds according to the purposes of the ESSA. (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; PL 114-95, §3115(a))
  3. ESSA 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 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 submit a Local Control and Accountability Plan Federal Addendum that addresses Title III provisions of the state and ESSA, 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)
  5. The LEA assures that it annually assesses the English proficiency of all EL students enrolled in their schools using the state’s English language proficiency assessment. (20 USC §6311; PL 114-95, §1111(b)(2))
  6. The LEA shall consult with appropriate private school officials in a timely and meaningful manner to provide Title III, Part A equitable services to eligible EL and Immigrant students attending private schools located within the LEA’s geographical boundaries. (20 USC §7881; PL 114-95, §8501(c))

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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, October 11, 2022
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