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Bilingual Education & English as a New Language

Our goal is to prepare all English Language Learners/ Multilingual Learners (ELLs/MLLs) for success beginning in prekindergarten to lay the foundation for college and career readiness.

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World Languages
Learning of one or more languages and cultures in addition to English

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Letter from Associate Commissioner Elisa Alvarez in Solidarity with the Memory of George Floyd
The outbreak of COVID-19 and school closures throughout New York State (NYS) are exceptional circumstances that have affected how all educational and...
In response to New York State school closings due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages (...

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This webinar focuses on the New York State English as a second language achievement test and provides an overview of four steps to determine a school-level rating in ELP.

Letter from Associate Commissioner Elisa Alvarez in Solidarity with the Memory of George Floyd
The outbreak of COVID-19 and school closures throughout New York State (NYS) are exceptional circumstances that have affected how all educational and related services and supports are provided. The following announcemtn from the New York State Education Department (NYSED) addresses the provision of services to English Language Learners and World Languages students during statewie school closures due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in New York State.