Communication With Families Who Need Language Assistance

  • Public schools have a legal obligation to provide parents of English learners with school information in a language they can understand. Below are resources for schools and families.
     
    Home Communication Templates - These templates are to be used by teachers to help parents understand documents that are going home Please click on the links below to see what documents are available. Many are language reduced versions of documents teachers send home. Staple the langauge reduced version to the original. This is great for family members who speak English but their reading skills are still developing.  
     
    You will see a variety of templates to help communicate information on school meetings, health, field trips.  We welcome your feedback if you have ideas for templates. You may want to consider using the English templates as a way to orient the parent about the purpose of the form going home.
     
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