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Definition:

NCLB Section 3301(6)
Immigrant Children and Youth---The term "immigrant children and  youth" means individuals who --
    (A) are aged 3 through 21;
    (B) were not born in any state; and
    (C) have not been attending one or more schools in any one or more states for more than 3 full academic years.

Identification is indicated by question 4 on the Home Language Survey. 

State ESL Policy states that all districts are required to keep a immigrant student list broken down by gender, proficiency level (where relevant), grade-level, language group, ethnicity, and identification number.

If you have any questions regarding immigrant students, please contact Ken Fay, Federal Programs Supervisor, at fayk@gcschools.net or Bill Muhlhahn, Immigrant Coordinator, at muhlhahnb@gcschools.net 

 

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