It is important to advocate for the families of the children we work with in the ESL program. Here are some great resources to use in that advocation.

http://www.colorincolorado.org/sites/default/files/ELL_AdvocacyGuide2015.pdf

http://www.nea.org/home/63594.htm

http://www.tesol.org/docs/default-source/books/advocating-for-english-learners_ch-1.pdf?sfvrsn=2

Teachers in surrounding areas would benefit from knowing about resources and activities in the community.

http://www.pariskytourism.com

http://www.kentuckytourism.com/

http://www.topsinlex.com

Interpreting Services

http://www.usatranslationcompany.com/in/kentucky

http://www.kentucky.com/living/family/article42626691.html

Legal information concerning ELL students and their families:

https://www.champaignschools.org/sites/default/files/Overview%20of%20legal%20issues%20which%20impact%20ELLs.pdf

http://www.ncela.us/faqs/view/6

http://www.colorincolorado.org/ell-basics/ell-policy-research/ell-laws-regulations

http://civilrights.findlaw.com/discrimination/rights-of-limited-english-proficient-students.html

http://www.nea.org/assets/docs/HE/ELL_Policy_Brief_Fall_08_(2).pdf

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