Clearinghouse Resource

Title

1991 Policy Memo on Schools' Obligations Toward National Origin Minority Students With Limited-English Proficiency (LEP students)

Authors/Editors

U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights

Publisher(s)

Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

September 27, 1991, pages

Description of Resource

This is one of the more recent policy memos related to discrimination on the basis of national origin in an educational setting that provides further clarity, in addition to the 1970 Memo and Lau v. Nichols, on school districts' requirements in servicing ELL students and providing language assistance.

Languages

English

Availability

http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/ell/september27.html