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Assessment Participation of English Learners

These links may not reflect changes on state websites after 3/1/2021. Note that some states use the terms English language learner (ELL) or limited English proficient (LEP) on websites.

If you cannot find the information you are looking for from the listings below, you may look for it on individual state's education agency websites.

  • Alabama See pages 35–36
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware See 2020–21 EL Guidebook
  • District Of Columbia See Participation and Performance Policy, Introduction
  • Florida
  • Georgia See item 1
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois See Chapter 3 (Accountability), page 8
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky See page 16, section 2 (Inclusion of Students as English Learners)
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota See weblink for Chapter 2 Federal and State Context for English Learners with Disabilities, 3rd paragraph on page 13
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana Select the Inclusion Policy tab
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada See "Data Collection and Reporting," page 20
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey See FAQ E-12, page 47
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia See "Procedures for Determining English Learner Participation in the VAP"
  • Washington
  • West Virginia See Forward, page 4
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming