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Our Mission is to inspire and prepare all students to realize their potential and enhance our global community.

Board Of Education

West Hartford has an elected seven-member Board of Education which is required by State Statute and Town Charter to oversee public education.

Limited English Proficiency


In accordance with the Board’s philosophy to provide a quality educational program to all students, the District shall provide an appropriate research-based instructional program for identified students whose dominant language is not English.  The program shall include bilingual or English as a Second Language (ESOL) instruction.  The purpose of this program is to increase the English proficiency of eligible students so that they can attain the academic standards and graduation requirements adopted by the Board.


The Superintendent or his/her designee shall implement and supervise a Limited English Proficiency (LEP) program that ensures appropriate LEP instruction and complies with federal and state laws and regulations. 

 

 

Legal Reference: Connecticut General Statutes:
   10-17  English language to be medium of instruction.  Exception.
   10-17a  Establishment of bilingual and bicultural program.
   10-17d  Application for and receipt of federal funds.
   10-17e  Definitions.
   10-17f  Required bilingual education.
   10-17g  Application for grant.  Annual evaluation report.
   P. L. 107-110, No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.


Adopted:   May 16, 1988
Revised:   April 12, 2011


 

West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

F: 860-561-6910

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