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English proficiency

Most states require English learners to meet certain criteria in order to transition from one level of English proficiency to the next. Also, students must pass certain assessments in order to be re-designated as English proficient. How are English learners transitioning from one level of proficiency to the next in CO? What are the requirements?

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Based on my initial research I have been unable to find any state standards that would provide a legal framework in which to address the transitioning of students in this state. However, I did find some very good guidelines that address this issue.

The mid continent educational support website provides many links that are useful for both teachers and administrators who work with significant ELL populations. I am pasting the best link below. It will enable you to further investigate ELL assessments that are relevant to you.

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English proficiency requirements are discussed.