Why Does My Child Receive ESL Services?

Posted by Margaret Dyer on 10/18/2019

Students whose home language surveys indicate another langauge is used in the home, are screened when they enter South Hadley Public Schools with the WIDA Screener (1-12) or the WIDA MODEL (K).

If they qualfiy for ESL services they are then placed in a general education classroom with a teacher who has the Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) endorsement and they also receive pull out services for English Language development and support. 


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