English Language Learners, Redesignated

The term redesignated (or reclassified) refers to the change in status conferred on English language learners (ELLs) once they have demonstrated proficiency in the English language. Redesignation is the last of the four-step process of compliance with federal law regarding the education of ELLs; these four steps are (1) the identification of students who may need assistance in acquiring English, (2) the assessment of such students to determine their level of English proficiency, (3) the placement into an appropriate program of instruction for those whose assessment results indicate that they are not proficient in English, and (4) the subsequent reassessment of such students to determine if they have acquired sufficient English to be redesignated as Fully English Proficient.

The 2001 No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) ...

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