NCLB Title III Requirements

  • Standards for English Language Proficiency

  • Conduct an annual, standards-based assessment of English Language Proficiency: New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test (NYSESLAT)

  • Define Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAOs) for increasing percentage of LEP/ELLs progressing toward and attaining English Language proficiency and for meeting academic achievement standards

  • Hold Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) and Consortia accountable for meeting the AMAOs

Source: No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001, Title III: Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students. Public Law 107-110, January 8, 2002.