RULE NO: RULE TITLE
6A-1.09432: Assessment of Limited English Proficient Students
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The pupose of this rule development is to update terminology to reflect current practice in the field and update statutory references; modifies and/or creates inservice requirements for school personnel providing services to students enrolled in the ESOL program; deletes outdated “grandfathering” method of endorsement in ESOL; incorporates newly revised template for District English Language Learners Plans; modifies exemptions to statewide assessments for newly arrived English Language Learners; and establishes competencies for ESOL endorsement.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Programs for English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and English Language Learners.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 1001.02(1), 1003.56, 1008.22, 1012.55, 1012.56, 1012.575 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 1003.56, 1008.22, 1012.55, 1012.56, 1012.575 FS.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
TIME AND DATE: December 2, 2008, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.; December 12, 2008, 1:00 p.m. –3:00 p.m.; December 15, 2008, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon
PLACE: December 2, 2008, Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport, Mirabel Ballroom, 9300 Airport Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32827; December 12, 2008, Turlington Building, Room 1703, 325 West Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399; December 15, 2008, Miami-Dade College, Wolfson Campus, Chapman Conference Center, 245 N.E. 4th Street, Miami, Florida 32132
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Lori Rodriguez, Bureau of Student Achievement through Language Acquisition, Department of Education, 325 West Gaines Street, Room 501, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400, (850)245-0417. TO REQUEST A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP, please contact: Lynn Abbott, Agency Clerk, Department of Education, (850)245-9661 or e-mail email@example.com or go to https://app1.fldoe.org/rules/default.aspx
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS NOT AVAILABLE.