A Guide for Parents of English Language Learners in New York State

Bilingual children have unique assets and advantages and have great opportunities ahead. The New York State Education Department strongly values bilingualism and strives to provide the best setting for your child to develop his or her full language potential.

Albanian, Arabic, Burmese, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), English, French, German, Haitian, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Karen, Korean, Nepali, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese