English-Language Development Standards for California PublicSchools, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve
was adopted by the CaliforniaState Board of Education in July 1999, the members of the State Board werethe following: Robert L. Trigg, President; Kathryn Dronenburg, Vice-President; Marian Bergeson; Susan Hammer; Carlton J. Jenkins; MarionJoseph; Yvonne Larsen; Monica Lozano; Janet Nicholas; Vicki Reynolds;and Richard Weston.This publication was edited by Faye Ong, working in cooperation withLilia G. Sanchez, Consultant, Language Policy and Leadership Office. Itwas designed and prepared for printing by the staff of CDE Press, with thecover and interior design created and prepared by Juan D. Sanchez.Typesetting was done by Jeannette Huff. It was published by the CaliforniaDepartment of Education, 1430 N Street, Sacramento, California (mailingaddress: P.O. Box 944272, Sacramento, CA 94244-2720). It was distributedunder the provisions of the Library Distribution Act and
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The guidance in
English-Language Development Standards for CaliforniaPublic Schools, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve
is not binding on localeducational agencies or other entities. Except for the statutes, regulations,and court decisions that are referenced herein, the document is exemplary,and compliance with it is not mandatory. (See
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