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All proposals for new courses must include a paragraph justifying the number of credit hours to be awarded. The Associate Deans for Academic Affairs shall keep these justifications on file. If a new course requires approval by the Curriculum Committee, the Committee shall make a determination of whether the number of credit hours sought for the proposed course complies with Standard 310(b).

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ii. The Academic Standing Committee will review a student who does not fall within the above dismissal standard (II. C. 1. b. i.) but has a grade point average for that academic year ranging from 2.000 to below 2.330 or was reviewed by the Academic Standing Committee after the first semester and failed to meet one or more conditions of continued enrollment set by the Committee. Such a student is not in good academic standing and will be dismissed unless the committee finds by clear and convincing evidence that:


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(5) Current research stresses the importance ofeffectively integrating second language acquisition with quality content areaeducation in order to ensure that ELLs acquire social and academic languageproficiency in English, learn the knowledge and skills, and reach their fullacademic potential. Instruction must be linguistically accommodated inaccordance with the English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS) and thestudent's English language proficiency levels to ensure the mastery ofknowledge and skills in the required curriculum is accessible. For a furtherunderstanding of second language acquisition needs, refer to the ELPS andproficiency-level descriptors adopted in Chapter 74, Subchapter A, of thistitle (relating to Required Curriculum).


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(4) English language learners (ELLs) areexpected to meet standards in a second language; however, their proficiency inEnglish influences the ability to meet these standards. To demonstrate thisknowledge throughout the stages of English language acquisition, comprehensionof text requires additional scaffolds such as adapted text, translations,native language support, cognates, summaries, pictures, realia, glossaries,bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, and other modes of comprehensible input. ELLscan and should be encouraged to use knowledge of their first language toenhance vocabulary development; vocabulary needs to be in the context ofconnected discourse so that it is meaningful. Strategic use of the student'sfirst language is important to ensure linguistic, affective, cognitive, andacademic development in English.

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(d) If the commissioner does not make thedetermination that instructional materials funding has been made availableunder subsection (b) of this section, the commissioner shall determine no laterthan August 31 of each subsequent school year whether instructional materialsfunding has been made available. If the commissioner determines thatinstructional materials funding has been made available, the commissioner shallnotify the State Board of Education and school districts that §§110.36-110.39of this subchapter shall be implemented for the following school year.

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(c) If the commissioner makes the determinationthat instructional materials funding has been made available under subsection(b) of this section, §§110.36-110.39 of this subchapter shall be implementedbeginning with the 2020-2021 school year and apply to the 2020-2021 andsubsequent school years.