Conn. Agencies Regs. § 10-17h-2 - Definitions

Current through March 4, 2022

As used in sections 10-17h-1 to 10-17h-15, inclusive:

(a) "Board of education" means the board of education for any local or regional school district.
(b) "Dominant language" means the language most relied upon for communication in the home and in school.
(c) "Eligible children" means children enrolled in public schools in grades kindergarten to twelve, inclusive, where required programs of bilingual education are or shall be offered, whose dominant language is other than English and whose proficiency in English is not sufficient to assure equal educational opportunity in the regular school program.
(d) "Program of bilingual education" means a required program of instruction in which eligible children are placed until such time as such children attain a level of proficiency in English which is sufficient to assure equal educational opportunity in the regular school program, including, but not limited to, educational experiences to enable eligible children to become proficient in English, subject matter instruction in the dominant language of eligible children, and opportunities for eligible children to participate with and learn from children from other linguistic and cultural backgrounds.
(e) "Regular school program" means the educational program, except required programs of bilingual education.
(f) "Secretary" means the Secretary of the State Board of Education.

Notes

Conn. Agencies Regs. § 10-17h-2
Effective November 1, 1977

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