There have been many new laws and legal decisions over the past century that have greatly effected the education of ESL students.

ESL Laws and Legislation is a presentation on the major laws and amendments that I feel all educators and parents of ESL students need to be aware of. We as advocates for ESL students need to be aware of the rights and responsibilities we have toward these students.

Legislation Powerpoint: ESL Laws and Legislation.ppt

Below are some additional links to help keep you up to date with the federal laws as well as the laws and legislation here in Tennessee.

U.S. Department of Education
Tennessee Department of Education
Office of English Language Acquisition
Office of Civil Rights

Tennessee's Migrant Education Program

Christie Patti
Cedar Bluff Elementary
Knoxville, TN