This article discusses how four districts in California (Oakland, San Jose, West Contra Costa, and Fresno) are instituting updated translation services to ensure proper communication with non-English speaking parents. This follows passage of a new California funding law. The districts offer real-time meeting interpreting through headsets, bilingual PowerPoint presentations, translated written materials, and other translation formats at the LEA level.
State and Local Policy
Home Environment and Language Practices
Family and Community Involvement
Administration and Leadership