Let’s Do What Is Right For Florida’s English Language Learning Students

Under Florida law, all exams required for promotion and graduation must be given in English. That means approximately 300,000 English Language Learners, including Venezuelan, Puerto Rican, and Haitian students are being left behind and unable to fully graduate. Sign on to this letter to ensure every student has equal opportunity to advance in school and graduate by taking their required assessments in their native language if they are struggling with English.

Bajo la ley de Florida, los exámenes requeridos para promociones y graduaciones deben realizarse en inglés. Debido a esto, aproximadamente 300,000 estudiantes, incluyendo estudiantes venezolanos, puertorriqueños y haitianos se están quedando atrás. Firme esta carta para garantizar que todos los estudiantes tengan las mismas oportunidades para avanzar en la escuela y graduarse tomando las evaluaciones requeridas en su idioma nativo si tienen dificultades con el inglés.

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