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Bilingual/English as a Second Language (ESL) Program Types

High-Intensity ESL Program

Students receive two or more periods of ESL instruction a day. One period is the standard ESL class and the other period is tutorial or ESL reading class.

Example:

School district with approximately 25 bilingual Spanish students and three ESL teachers offers high-intensity ESL.
Students receive two class periods of ESL instruction. The teachers provide push-in instruction for content area classes and daily pull-out instruction for ESL.