The Bilingual/ESL Unit in the Special Populations Division provides direction and leadership with the implementation of Bilingual and English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs for English learners.
Newly Updated - Allowable Use of Bilingual Education Allotment (BEA) Funds for Comprehensive Professional Development Plan (Revised November 2018)
NEW - Building Bilingual and English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs as a Local Education Agency (LEA)
The TEA English Learner Support Division has developed this resource as an overview guide for superintendents and other Local Education Agency (LEA) leadership to provide clear, succinct guidelines on how to best serve English learners by building bilingual and ESL programs and how to move away from the necessity of filing bilingual education exceptions and ESL waivers.
UPDATED- FAQ for English Learners and LPAC- Released 12/18/2018
2018-2019 Bilingual Exceptions and Waivers for English as a Second Language (Instructions & Application)
Updates on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) State Plan, Title III, Part A section
The following statutes relate to Bilingual and English as a Second Language Education Programs:
The following resource documents provide guidance related to English learners: