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Bilingual/ESL/Title III


Bilingual/English as a Second Language

Title III, Part A: English Language Acquisition

The goal of Bilingual/English as a Second Language is to provide professional development and technical assistance for the purpose of improving the academic achievement of emergent bilingual (EB) students in the areas of:

  • Bilingual/ESL/Title III program administration/ implementation
  • Professional development opportunities for Bilingual/ESL educators
  • Instructional strategies for Bilingual/ESL educators
  • Curriculum modifications for Bilingual/ESL
  • Support for state and federal initiatives

Title III, Part A–English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement Act

Title III, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as reauthorized under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), aims to ensure that English language learner (ELL) and immigrant students attain English language proficiency and meet the same challenging State academic content and student academic achievement standards as all children are expected to meet.

Supporting English Learners in Texas

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