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Rachel Doran

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Topics

ØIntroduction

ØMigrant Education Program

ØEnglish Language Proficiency Standards

ØDual Language Education and Resources

ØServices to migrant children and their families


ØOSPI Performance Indicators – Data and Analytics

Introduction

The Migrant and Bilingual Education office oversees the state and federal programs that
help migrant students and youth in our state meet high academic challenges by
overcoming obstacles created by frequent moves, educational disruption, cultural and
language differences, and health-related problems.

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Migrant Education Program

The Washington State Migrant Education Program provides services to migrant children
and their families. The program is federally funded as part of the Elementary and
Secondary Education Act, Title I, Part C.
The Transitional Bilingual Instructional

Program (state) and Title III (federal) TBIP and Title III provide funds to local education
agencies to ensure equal educational opportunities for students whose primary
language is other than English.

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English Language Proficiency Standards

The new Proficiency Level Descriptors and English Language Proficiency Standards are
designed to be used by classroom teachers and ELL specialists alike. The new ELP
Standards provide correspondences to Mathematics, Science, and ELA Practices as
well as explicit correspondences to the Common Core ELA and Literacy Standards.

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Dual Language Education and Resources

Networking opportunities and


resources to grow our P-12 dual
language programs.
Speak
Your Language! Bilingualism is a
skill and asset. These one-
pagers include the core
messages of the home language
campaign, which help parents
feel confident about speaking
their home language with their children. The one- pagers include messages on brain
science behind bilingualism, the opportunities for

bilingual high school students, and the connection between speaking their home
language and culture and positive identity. They are easy to print out and share with
parents, and have been translated into 23 languages. Please access them and share
widely!

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Languages Spoken at Home


0%
2%
2% 9%
4%
35%
8%

16%

18%

Population 5 years and over English only

Language other than English Speak English less than very well

Spanish Other Indo-European languages

Speak English less than very well Asian and Pacific Islander languages

Other languages

Services to migrant children and their families may include:

• Supplemental academic programs to • Parental involvement


assist in the achievement of state
• Migrant student data and
academic standards
collection
• Instructional training
• Student leadership opportunities
• Health programs
• Summer school’s programs
• Preschool programs (readiness,
transitioning to elementary education)
 • Secondary credit accrual and
exchange

• Family home visiting and academic
counseling services
 • Grants for supplemental secondary

services, dropout prevention and • Dissemination of information


retrieval, and alternative education
programs; and

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OSPI Performance Indicators – Data and Analytics

OSPI staff align their goals with research-based performance indicators. Goals are
reviewed by the superintendent three times per year to ensure our work leads directly to
student success.

Performance Indicator Data and Analytics

OSPI staff align their goals with research-based performance indicators. Goals are
reviewed by the superintendent three times per year to ensure our work leads directly to
student success.

Performance Indicator Additional Data


Description
Data and Analytics or Resources
1. Kindergarten Preparedness The percentage of students WaKids
demonstrating the characteristics of
entering kindergartners in all six areas State Report Card
as identified by the Washington
Kindergarten Inventory of Developing
Skills (WaKIDS)
2. English Language Arts, The percentage of students meeting Assessment
Math, Science Assessment standard on the 3rd, 8th and 11th
grade statewide English Language State Report Card
Arts (ELA) and math assessments, and
8th-grade statewide science
assessment
3. Student Growth Percentage of students making Student Growth
Percentiles—4th and 6th adequate growth toward proficiency in Percentiles
grades ELA/Math ELA/math as determined by Student
Growth Percentiles in 4th and 6th
grades

Performance Indicator Additional Data


Description
Data and Analytics or Resources
4. High School Credit in The percentage of students enrolled
Algebra1/Integrated Math 1 and the percentage who earned high
school credits in Algebra I/Integrated
Math I by the end of 8th grade, and by
the end of 9th grade
5. Statewide Assessments The percentage of students meeting Graduation
Required for Graduation standard on all state assessments Requirements
required for graduation, by the end of
10th grade Graduation
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