The NYIC is in the forefront of efforts to expand English and literacy classes for immigrants in New York. Their website offers updated press releases, action alerts, and multilingual resources for families.
New York State has two Parental Information and Resource Centers (PIRC) funded by the U.S. Department of Education: Families and Communities Together with Schools (FACTS) and Every Person Influences Children (EPIC).
Through a representative democratic structure, New York State United Teachers improves the professional, economic and personal lives of our members and their families, strengthens the institutions in which they work, and furthers the cause of social justice through the trade union movement. NYSUT is affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association.
NYS TESOL is a non-profit group of professionals concerned with the education of English language learners at all levels of public and private education in New York State.
Information on New York State financial aid programs, tips for choosing a school, career planning guides, and more.
The New York State Education Department Office of Bilingual Education has developed these standards, which are meant to serve as the foundation for ESL curriculum, instruction, and assessment for all LEP/ELLs in New York State, grades Pre-K through 12. The NYS ESL learning standards also serve as the framework for the New York State ESL Achievement Test (NYSESLAT), which is administered annually to all LEP/ELLs in New York.