Title III: Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient (LEP) and Immigrant Students
The ESOL Program is funded through the Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) at the U.S. Department of Education (www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oela and www.ncela.gwu.edu) under the legislative authority of Title III, No Child Left Behind.
With Title III funds, the State ESOL Office provides technical assistance and training to teachers, administrators, and other stakeholders; collects data about LEP students; awards Title III grants to school districts; and provides educational resources which enable teachers, parents, and administrators to help English Language Learners succeed academically and socially. Title III funds also are awarded to help eligible districts that have experienced a significant increase in enrollment of new immigrant children.
School districts can apply for Title III funds via the Consolidated Application process. (link to Con App) For specific information about the Title III 2011-12 application or Title III funds for Immigrant Children and Youth, please see the links below or contact Deborah Connell.
Title III Funds for Immigrant Children and Youth
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