OBE-FLS

Bilingual Education and Foreign Language Studies

The Office of Bilingual Education (OBE) provides support to districts in developing and implementing educational programs for limited English proficient/English language learners (LEP/ELL) students. Under the guidance of OBE-FLS, over 625 districts, Charter Schools  and Non-Public Schools implement educational programs and services for over 300,000 LEP/ELL students in our state. These students come from over 200 language backgrounds. Our website has current information on regulations, programs and funding for districts. Please contact us for additional information.

New York State LEP/ELL Demographic Data
From 2009 to 2012

(Updated June 2012)

Information

Programs

Engage NY

Common Core Application to ELLs

Intensive Teacher Institute
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Last Updated: April 14, 2014