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The purposes of Title III are to:

  1. Improve the education of limited English proficient (LEP) children by assisting them to learn English and meeting challenging state, academic and student academic achievement standards. AND
  2. Provide enhanced instructional opportunities for immigrant children and youth.

Contact Information

Terri Schuster, 402-471-4694
terri.schuster@nebraska.gov

Workshops

ESL/Dual Language/Migrant/Refugee Education
October 18, 2014, Omaha Public School TAC Building, Omaha NE
40 sessions, registration information on the flyer (pdf flyer)

Latino Summit
October 20, 2014, Lincoln Cornhusker Marriott, Lincoln NE
Summit information and registration

Iowa Culture and Language Conference
November 10-12, 2014, Coralville, IA
Visit website for complete information and registration

IMPORTANT NOTICE: RECENTLY ARRIVED IMMIGRANT STUDENTS

SEPTEMBER 2014: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Fact Sheet II: Additional Questions and Answers Enrolling New Immigrants Students (pdf)
This fact sheet supplements the August 2014 publication "Education Services for Immigrant Children and Those Recently Arrived to the United States" (below)

AUGUST 2014: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Fact Sheet: Education Services for Immigrant Children and Those Recently Arrived to the United States (pdf)
Fact sheet on educational services for immigrant children and those recently arrived to the United States. The fact sheet identifies existing resources that may be helpful to communities enrolling immigrant children, including newly arrived immigrant children.

Updates

ELP Standards September 2014 (pdf)
Title III Updates AND 2014-15 ELDA Updates August 2014
Title III Administrator Days Presentation July 2014 (pdf)

ELDA Testing Windows for 2014-2015

February 9-March 20, 2015

Poverty and Limited English Plans

For assistance with Limited English Proficiency or Poverty Plans, please go to the Poverty and Limited English Proficiency Plan webpage. http://www.education.ne.gov/povertyandlep