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English Language Learners (ELL) Task Force meeting

The School Committee will hold an English Language Learners (ELL) Task Force English Language Learners/Students with Disabilities Subcommittee (ELL-SWD) meeting on December 19 at 3 p.m.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Approval of Meeting Minutes: November 13, 2018
  3. Review of EL and ELSWD language in Budget Guidance document
  4. Plans for OEL and OSE participation in Budget Collab and Probable Org meetings to see how schools are planning to meet the current needs of EL and ELSWD students and determine future staff needs.
  5. Discussion of materials from Office of English Learner's work with Harvard, on options under the LOOK Bill
  6. Share US DHHS "Policy Statement on Supporting the Development of Children who are Dual Language Learners in Early Childhood Programs" (Maria Serpa)
  7. Review of longer-term issues the ELSWD subcommittee is tracking
  8. Public Comment
  9. Determine next steps
  10. Adjourn
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