This section reinforces the importance of programs being able to effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders. A strong communication system offers language assistance services to ensure access to all program services for children who are dual language learners (DLLs) and their families.
Consider your program’s implementation of the following requirements. For all program options, does our communication system…
Management system, 45 CFR §1302.101
(b) Coordinated approaches. At the beginning of each program year, and on an ongoing basis throughout the year, a program must design and implement program-wide coordinated approaches that ensure: […]
(2) The full and effective participation of children who are dual language learners and their families, by […]
(iii) Systematically and comprehensively addressing child and family needs by facilitating meaningful access to program services, including, at a minimum, curriculum, instruction, staffing, supervision, and family partnerships with bilingual staff, oral language assistance and interpretation, or translation of essential program materials, as appropriate. […]
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