Rule 15 Information
Rule 15, Regulations and Procedures for the Education of Students with Limited English Proficiency in Public Schools was approved by the Governor on June 18, 2012. In August 2017, stakeholders from around the state were convened to look the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and OCR guidance to propose changes to Rule 15. These changes underwent a period of public comment and were approved at the December 2017 Board meeting by the Nebraska State Board of Education. The proposed changes are awaiting the Governor’s signature and will become effective upon his signature.
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Rule 15 Sample Home Language Survey
Rule 15 contains a Sample Home Language Survey in Appendix A with three questions required under the rule. The sample survey has been translated into these languages:
The Nebraska Department of Education has purchased a statewide license to TransACT for the 2012-13 school year which allows districts unlimited access to their library of forms. You can find the English and translated surveys on the TransACT portal located at www.transact.com.
After logging on to TransACT, you can locate the state Home Language Survey by clicking on the following:
- GenEd Parent Notifications folder
- School, Office & Classroom folder
- State Masters
From there, click on the “Home Language Survey-NE.” The orange tab accesses the various language(s). Your district name will automatically be filled in at the top of the form once you view and print it.
If you have any difficulty logging into TransACT, please email them at email@example.com or call them at 425.977.2100