Bilingual Education and Foreign Language Studies

Commissioner's Regulation Part 154

Commissioner's Regulation Part 154 establishes standards for the education of English Language Learner (ELL) students.  In accordance with these standards, all districts must provide ELL students with equal access to all school programs and services offered by the district commensurate with their age and grade level, including access to programs required for graduation. 

New Regulations as of July 2007 PDF File (57 KB)

Board of Regents Amendments on Part 154 Regulations Approved on June 2007 Word Document (74 KB)

ELL identification Process  PDF File


2014-2015 CR Part 154

NYS Reporting Requirements for the Education of English Language Learner (ELL) Students:
  - Guidance Document PDF File (316 KB)
  - LEA General Information Form Word Document (71 KB)
  - Part 154 Data Report Forms A-1 to A-7 (Excel File - 75 KB)


Last Updated: July 31, 2014