Testing Requirement for K-12 ELs
Alabama Decision Chart
This Decision Chart for English Learner Students in Their First 12 Months of Enrollment in U.S. Schools has been provided by the Alabama State Department of Education Student Assessment Office (August 2019).
Alabama EL Assessment Resource Guide
The Alabama State Department of Education's Alabama Comprehensive Assessment Program (ACAP) has provided this Student Assessment Resource Guide for English Learners 2020-2021.
Alabama ESL Quick Facts
The Alabama State Department of Education has provided this ESL Quick Facts document, which includes key acronyms and ESL-related terms, state and regional contacts, ESL Codes, an ESL Procedures Flowchart, and a summary of WIDA Standards and WIDA Language Proficiency Levels.
Mississippi EL site
The Mississippi Department of Education provides multiple resources for supporting English learners including: recorded webinars, guidance documents, and other resources designed to provide administrators, teachers, EL teachers and tutors, and other educators with information on how to effectively serve English learners and their families.
Mississippi EL Guidelines
The Mississippi Department of Education published this document in 2018 which details regulations, funding guidance, and instructional supports, including EL K-12 assessment information.