Access for All
Assist site instructional leaders as
they build school structures of collaboration that focus on 21st century
student learning. Assist teachers as they develop the capacity to
provide high quality instruction that will provide access for English
learners (ELs) in integrated and designated ELD to ensure that all
students will become 21st century global citizens with high levels of
academic language and the ability to demonstrate real-world application
of rigorous academic content.
The Santa Clara County Office of Education has launched the Seal of Biliteracy initiative. It is an effort to award high school seniors certification noting mastery attainment of two or more languages upon their graduation. A system of "pathway" awards recognizing benchmarks towards biliteracy is expected for students in preschool through high school.