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Bilingual/ESL

MISSION STATEMENT:

It is the mission of  theDalhart ISD Bilingual/ESL program to ensure that English Language Learners have the opportunity to acquire and develop proficiency in the English language which will empower them to be successful in their academic careers and as members of society.

  

VISION STATEMENT:

The vision of the Dalhart ISD Bilingual and ESL program is to provide instruction that supports the linguistic, affective and cognitive needs of all English Language Learners.

  

GOALS:

As per Chapter §89.1201 of the Texas Education Code:

The goal of bilingual education programs shall be to enable English language learners to become competent in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the English language through the development of literacy and academic skills in the primary language and English. Such programs shall emphasize the mastery of English language skills, as well as mathematics, science, and social studies, as integral parts of the academic goals for all students to enable English language learners to participate equitably in school.

(c)  The goal of ESL programs shall be to enable English language learners to become competent in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the English language through the integrated use of second language methods. The ESL program shall emphasize the mastery of English language skills, as well as mathematics, science, and social studies, as integral parts of the academic goals for all students to enable English language learners to participate equitably in school.

 

DISD ESL Program Models:

DES - Content Based 

DIS - Content Based

DJHS - Pullout

DHS - Pullout

 

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