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Bilingual Education & English as a New Language

Parent Orientation Video: English Language Learner (ELL) Programs in New York State

This whiteboard animation video, which runs approximately twelve minutes, describes the English Language Learner identification and assessment process and outlines in detail various available program options. It also describes the differences between English as a New Language  and the various Bilingual Education program models. You may have seen this video at the orientation at your child's school.  If not, you can view it here and share it with others.  The video is currently available in  Arabic, Bengali, English, French, Haitian, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Spanish, and Urdu with more translations to come!