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Delivering Education Services to English Learners: Policies and Procedures for Administrators, Instructional Leaders, and Teachers in the District of Columbia


Tuesday, May 11, 2021

OSSE’s English learner policies are provided in the publication Delivering Education Services to English Learners. The following updates have been made since the March 2020 release:

In Who are English Learners (ELs)?

  • Clarification on age and English learner eligibility

In Step 2: Identification

  • Resources related to accommodations for EL screening have been added.
  • The newly released WIDA screener for kindergarten has been added.
  • The K-WAPT will be retired at the end of the 2021-22 school year.

For more information, please contact Anika Harris at [email protected] or Dr. Jennifer Norton at [email protected].