Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages

New York State Legislation/Regulations/Waivers

Other New York State Regulations

NYS Regulations on Identification and Services to ELL Students (CR Part 117) PDF File (65KB) Regulations governing initial identification and services to English Language Learner (ELL) students in New York State.

Regulations Governing the Education of ELLs (CR PART 154) PDF File (89 KB)
Re: Withdrawal from Bilingual or ESL Service - Memo to Field by Associate Commissioner Jean C. Stevens - May 2009


CR Part 154 Professional Development Requirements Specific to English Language Learners

School District Waiver - One Year Exemption from Providing Bilingual Education Programs in Languages other than Spanish or Chinese

School District Justification to Place a New Bilingual Education Program in a Focus School or Priority School for the 2016-2017 School Year

Former ELL Services

For the 2016-17 school year, the CR Part 154 Former ELL Services District Plan will be submitted to NYSED as part of the District Comprehensive ELL Education Plan.

Former ELL Services Guidance - Guidance for districts on providing services to Former English Language Learner students.

CR Part 154 Former ELL Services District Plan 2015-2016 - This form is to be used by New York State Local Education Agencies (LEAs) to document services to be delivered to Former English Language Learners (ELLs). 



Last Updated: October 4, 2016