Parent Guide to Understanding the NYSESLAT Score Report: Updated for 2017
This document is intended to help families, students, educators, and the public to better understand the New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test (NYSESLAT), and interpret the 2017 NYSESLAT Score Report for each English Language Learner (ELL) / Multilingual Learner (MLL).
In light of recent federal immigration-related actions that have created fear and confusion in New York and across the country, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia reminded school districts of their duty to comply with existing state and federal laws that ensure the rights of immigrant children to attend New York’s public schools without fear of reprisal. In addition, Jhone M. Ebert, Senior Deputy Commissioner for Education Policy has issued the following memo: Available Guidance and Resources to Combat Harassment, Bullying and Discrimination in Schools in Light of Recent Immigration-related Action. These documents have been translated into 27 languages and are available here.
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