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ESIS PUBLICATIONS

Newsletters - Click here see the Newsletter archive. You can use the index to look up popular requests and useful English sentences to help you manage your student data.

ESIS User Manual This link will take you to a page where you can download the most current version of our Elementary SIS manual.

Online English Sentence Manual NEW - The English Sentence Manual is not a searchable, online document.
Elementary Cumulative Record Handbook This handbook has been developed to provide Elementary Schools with consistent and up to date information about the procedures for enrolling students, creating cumulative and other records, updating cumulative records, retiring students, transferring hard copies and/or electronic records between schools, and archiving old records. (1/4/12)
Connect-ED Student Data Packet. Updating student contact data for Connect-Ed Notification Service.

BULLETINS

BUL-5619.0 - Reclassification of English Learners Current reference guide to provide school with updated criteria, process and procedures used in the reclassification of English Learners in Grades 2-12. (10/17/11)
BUL-2332.4 - Elementary School Progress Report Marking Practices And Procedures  The purpose of this bulletin is to provide information on the marking practices and procedures for the Elementary School Progress Report. This bulletin includes the resolution of a U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights complaint mandating that the elementary marking practices bulletin include, in addition to students being served by an IEP, those served by Section 504. (1/22/09)
BUL-2408.0 - Names of Pupils for Purposes of School Records To establish a uniform policy and procedures for identifying and indicating the names of pupils for purposes of school records. (3/6/06)
BUL-5341 -- Inter-district Permits (District to District) and Student Transfers in Elementary and Secondary Schools Address policy and procedures for K-12 as it relates to student permits and transfers. The document contains guidelines for inter-district permits and student transfers. This bulletin should be reviewed with certificated and classified personnel who have the responsibility of enrolling and transferring students. (03/25/11)
BUL-5347 -- Intra-district Permits (School to School) and Student Transfers in Elementary and Secondary Schools Address policy and procedures for K-12 as it relates to student permits and transfers. The document contains guidelines for intra-district permits and student transfers. This bulletin should be reviewed with certificated and classified personnel who have the responsibility of enrolling and transferring students. (03/25/11)

REFERENCE GUIDES

REF-1074.11 - Norm Dates and Calendar of Classification and Statistical Reports for Schoosl, 2011-2012 The purpose of this Reference Guide is to provide schools with a calendar that defines the school months for each school calendar/track for the 2012-2013 school year. These calendars are based on the School Instructional Calendars approved by the Board of Education. These school month calendars reflect norm dates and due dates for the Classification and Statistical reports used for reporting enrollment and attendance. (08-13-12)
REF-1819.8 - Classification Reports (Pre-Norm, Norm, and Monthly) Instructions and Schedules of Electronic Capture The purpose of this Reference Guide is to provide instructions and the schedule of the electronic capture of classification report data for each instructional calendar/track for the 2010-11 school year. (07/18/11)
REF-2572.0 - Digitizing Elementary School Cumulative Records This reference guide outlines the required procedures to prepare cumulative records dated prior to 1998 held at elementary sites (pupils whose birth year is 1987 or earlier) for digitizing. This is the initial pick up of these student records for digitizing, and this memorandum will be updated as later years and records are picked up. (6/8/06)
REF-3473.3 - Assessment of 5/6th Grade Elem English Learners for Placement in MS ELD/ESL Curriculum The purpose of this Reference Guide is to outline the procedures to place matriculating elementary students in the appropriate English Language Development (ELD) or English Language Arts (ELA) middle school curriculum. English learners (ELs) will be assessed with the Diagnosis and Placement Inventory (DPI) in the spring at their elementary school before matriculating to the middle school. (3/4/09)
REF-3490.6 - Elementary Transfer Data to Middle Schools The purpose of this Reference Guide is to outline the procedures necessary for schools to prepare for electronic transfer of student data from elementary schools to the receiving middle schools. (03/25/11)
REF-3755.0 - English PRE-LAS and Spanish PRE-LAS, Elementary Schools  The purpose of this Reference Guide is to provide schools with the process and procedures used to administer the English and Spanish PRE-LAS to pre-kindergarten (Pre-K) students and Spanish LAS to students officially identified as English learners (Els) in grades 1-5/6. (7/08/07)
REF-4310.2 - preLAS®2000 English, preLAS®2000 Espanol/LAS Links Espanol , Elementary Schools The purpose of this Reference Guide is to provide schools with the procedures used to administer preLAS®2000 English and preLAS®2000 Español to students in the School Readiness Language Development Program (SRLDP), the preLAS®2000 Español to students in Kindergarten and the LAS Links™ Español to students in grades 1-5/6. (10/2/10)
REF-4822.1 - Primary Language Assessments in Languages Other Than Spanish, K-12  The purpose of this Reference Guide is to provide schools with the process and procedures used in the administration of the Basic Inventory of Natural Languages (BINL) to English Learners (ELs) with home languages other than Spanish. (10/2/10)
REF-5103.0 - Guidelines and Procedures for Identifying Title I Eligible Students at Targeted Assistance Schools  The purpose of this Reference Guide is to provide guidance to Title I Targeted Assistance Schools (TAS) with the identification of Title I-eligible students and how to prepare the Title I Student Identification Roster. (11/16/10)
REF-5432.0 - Using SIS to document Intervention  This Reference Guide provides information to help schools document intervention and intervention attendance. (04/26/11)

MEMORANDUMS

MEM-5633 - NCLB: Qualifications for Tchrs; Parent Notification Require  This Reference Guide provides information to assist school sites in implementing the federal requirements of The No Child Left Behind Act as it relates to teachers of core academic subjects in all schools. (11/7/11)
MEM-5659.0 - Authorization to Teach EL (English Learner) Students The purpose of this Memorandum is to provide information regarding authorizations for teachers who teach English learners (EL). It is also designed to provide guidance for K-12 administrators when assigning teachers who serve EL students. It should be noted that the described authorizations do not necessarily lead to differential payments. (12/12/11)
MEM-5537 - Chronological Age Calculator 2011-2012 The Chronological Age Calculator is designed to assist schools in determining a student’s chronological age. (10/2/10)