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Newcomers to TISD


Student who are within their first 12 months of school in the United States, and who have limited English language proficiency, are provided linguistic acquisition supports.  


Student support includes:

  • Elementary campuses individualizing content instruction, academic readiness skill acquisition, and grading.
  • Junior High and High School campuses utilize course scheduling that provides EL students with a linguistically specialized curriculum and academic environment.
  • Providing students with a firm academic foundation, to develop English Language proficiency.
  • Developing their multicultural understanding and promote inter-cultural communication.
  • Encouraging students to continue their education and increase their access to long term educational opportunities.
  • Increasing their confidence in the academic and social setting.