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Migrant and Bilingual Education

WIDA Transition

Review information regarding Washington's transition into the WIDA ELD Standards Framework including a WIDA overview, timelines, key activities, and more!

Migrant & Bilingual Program Contact Directory
Washington State WiFi Hotspot Locations

This is a resource to help students find free Washington State Drive-In WiFi Hotspots close to their location.

OSPI oversees the state and federal programs that help migrant and bilingual students and youth in Washington meet high academic challenges by overcoming obstacles created by frequent moves, educational disruption, cultural and language differences, and health-related problems.

Migrant Education Program

The Washington State Migrant Education Program provides services to migrant children and their families. The program is federally funded as part of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Title I, Part C.

Bilingual Education Program

TBIP and Title III provide funds to local education agencies to ensure equal educational opportunities for students whose primary language is other than English.

Dual Language Education & Resources

Networking opportunities and resources to grow our P–12 dual language programs.

English Language Proficiency Standards

Washington State is transitioning to the WIDA English Language Development Standards and WIDA Assessments beginning in the 2021–2022 school year.

WIDA Resources

Washington State has adopted the WIDA English Language Development Standards and will transition into using the new standards and related assessments in the 2021–22 school year. WIDA is a 40-state consortium that promotes educational equity for multilingual learners through language development standards, assessments, and high-quality professional learning for P-12 educators.