English language learners are the fastest growing segment of the student population, with a 70% increase between 1992 and 2002. According to US DOE definitions, English as Second Language (ESL) students are active English learners; Limited English Proficient (LEP) students lack skills.
Descriptors for this indicator are:
- Students whose native language is not English
- Students lack sufficient mastery of the English language to meet state standards
- Bilingual students
Weight: Migrant, LEP, homeless = 1 pt. ea.
The listing of external links does not constitute an endorsement from the Kentucky Department of Education.
Exemplary Programs that Address ESL/LEP/migrant:
Programs listed below are part of the Model Programs database identified by the National Dropout Prevention Center
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