The December 1, 2021, State Board of Education Meeting will be held at the Legislative Office Building, 300 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, in Hearing Room 1E, beginning at 9:30 a.m.

English Learners (EL)

The Connecticut State Board of Education (CSBE) believes that high-quality, comprehensive and effective English as a Second Language (ESL) and bilingual education programs are essential to acquire English language proficiency and academic proficiency for students who are English Learners (ELs). The Board believes that research-based instructional practices that support ELs in general education classrooms are essential while they are acquiring English and well after they have exited the intensive programs. Read the CSBE Position Statement and Guidelines.

The Seal of Biliteracy