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Information on how a district determines whether or not an English learner student has sufficient English proficiency to be reclassified as a fluent English speaker.

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CELDT requirements are specified in California Education Code sections 313, 60810, and 60812. For California law established by Proposition 58, please see Education Code sections 300-340.

Letter to Local Educational Agencies Regarding Interim Reclassification Guidance for 2017-18 (January 2, 2018)

Letter to Local Educational Agencies Regarding Reclassification Guidance for 2017-18 (April 28, 2017)

State Board of Education Approved Content Standards

Questions:   Language Policy and Leadership Office | 916-319-0845
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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