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Department of Education
Guidance Document Information
Title Handbook for Educators of Students Who Are English Language Learners with Suspected Disabilities
Document ID Special Education
Summary The purpose of this document, Handbook for Educators of Students Who Are English Language Learners with Suspected Disabilities, is to provide local educational agencies (LEAs) with assistance as they identify and assess students who are ELLs for possible eligibility for special education and related services. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) suggests that “greater efforts are needed to prevent the intensification of problems connected with mislabeling and high dropout rates among minority children with disabilities.” (IDEA, 2004, P.L. 108-446, 20 U.S.C. § 1400(c)(8)(A))
Effective Date 12/31/2009
pdf View document text     Posted On 10/29/2015                 Document on Town Hall

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Public Comment Forums / Change History
Proposed Change RegisterDate Status
The Handbook for Educators of English Learners with Suspected Disabilities has been comprehensively reviewed and revised to align with current federal compliance requirements. 1/6/2020 Forum will begin on 1/6/2020 and end on 2/4/2020


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