ESL Program Description-Every school district shall provide a program for each student whose native language is not English for the purpose of facilitating the student’s achievement of English proficiency and the academic standards under section 4.12. Programs under this section shall include appropriate bilingual-bicultural or English as a Second Language instruction by a certified ESL specialist.
The goal of the Parkland ESL program is to facitate the acquisition of English language skills of students whose first language is not English. This program description and Appendix povide the details the Parkland School Disctrict ESL program. It can best be utilized by administrators, teachers and families of ELLs.