The Washington State Migrant Education Program provides services to migrant children and their families. Students may be considered migrant if their family has moved recently because of a work in agriculture or fishing.
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Smarter Balanced measures student progress toward college and career readiness. The assessment system is designed to test all students in grades 3-8 and grade 11 in English Language Arts and Mathematics. "Accommodations" are provided to Special Education students, and "Designated Supports" are extended to ELLs and other students. To learn more, download Smarter Balanced for English Language Learners and Their Families (PDF).
The Washington State Bilingual Education Program provides services to students who are learning English. A student may qualify for the program based on test results from the Washington English Language Proficiency Assessment if a language other than English is spoken at home.
For responses to frequently asked questions about the Bilingual Education Program: