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Title III, Part A
ELL Services

What is Title III?

Title III-A funds are to implement educational programs for language instruction that is based on scientific research. Local Education Agencies (LEAs) are responsible for meeting Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAOs) established for (English Language Learners (ELL) students, making Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP), and annually measuring the English proficiency of ELL by administering the State Board of Education approved Utah Academic Language Proficiency Assessment (UALPA)

 

Utah English Learner Master Plan

 

The purpose of Title III-A

  • Ensure that English Language Learners (ELL) and/or immigrant students Kindergarten through 12th Grade attain English proficiency in cooperation with the Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition
  • Meet the same challenging state academic standards that all children are expected to meet
  • Promote parent and community participation in bilingual/English as a Second Language (ESL) education programs for Limited English Proficient (LEP) children

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