USDE ESSA Guidance
The Nebraska Department of Education receives funding under Title III based on the number of English Learners and Immigrant youth identified by schools in the state. In turn, districts receive funds based on the number of students identified.
The following is guidance provided since the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed into law:
- Addendum to Non-Regulatory Guidance (posted 1.18.2019)
- Non-Regulatory Guidance: English Learners and Title III of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act 2016
- ESSA Non-Regulatory Guidance: October 2016 Webinar PPT
The following is guidance provided before the reauthorization of the law.
- Use of Interpreters and Supplement not Supplant, April 2011 Webinar, US Dept of Education (pdf of PowerPoint)
- Supplement Not Supplant July 21, 2010 webinar (pdf of PowerPoint)
- Supplement Not Supplant Provision of Title III of the ESEA: U.S. Department of Education, 2008
- English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement and Academic Achievement: Private Schools and Teachers: U.S. Department of Education, June 2009
- Non-Regulatory Guidance Title III Nonpublic, July 2015
Important Notice: Recently Arrived Immigrant Children
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 I: 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.