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1. There is new or proposed state legislation or policy affecting world language study or global/international education. No Response No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
2. World language study is a state graduation requirement. No Response No No Yes No Yes Yes No Unsure No No Yes No No No Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes Yes No No No No Yes No No No No No Yes
3. The state recognizes American Sign Language as a world language. No Response Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
4. Schools are required to offer world language instruction. No Response Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Unsure Yes Yes Yes
5. There are programs for heritage languages speakers in the state. No Response Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
6. A new or ongoing state-level initiative exists to support or expand language immersion programs in the state. No Response No Yes Yes No No Yes Unsure No Response Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes No Yes No Response No Response No Response Yes No No No Response Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes
7. The state offers distance learning or online/e-learning programs in one or more world languages or global/international education. No Response Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
8. The state has a provision to award world language credit to a student based on proficiency. No Response No No No Response No Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes No No No
9. The state offers a certificate, seal or some other mechanism to formally recognize learners’ language proficiencies and/or accomplishments in global/international education upon graduation from high school. No Response No Yes Yes No Response No No Yes No Yes No No No No Yes No No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No No No Response Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
10. Statewide student enrollment data are available for world languages. If yes, please enter year. No Response Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
11. The SEA collects student performance/achievement data related to world language instruction. No Response No Unsure No Response No Yes Yes No No Yes No No No Yes No No No Yes Yes No No No No No No No Response No Yes No No Yes No No No
12. The state officially has approved or adopted learning standards for foreign languages or world languages. No Response Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Response Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Response No Response Yes Yes Yes Yes No Response No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
13. The state foreign/world language standards are aligned to the national “Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century” or the recently revised version entitled “World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages.” No Response Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No Response No Response Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Response No Response Yes No Response Yes Yes No Response No Response Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
14. The state foreign/world language standards are proficiency-based. No Response Yes Yes No Response Yes Yes Yes Yes No Response No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Response Yes Yes Yes Yes No Response No Response Yes Yes No Yes No Response Yes Yes
15. State-level curriculum frameworks have been developed or are under development for world languages or global/international education. No Response Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No
16. The state is engaged in activities or initiatives to promote, integrate or implement the Common Core literacy standards or the Common Core mathematics standards in world language programs. No Response No No No Response No Response Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No No No No Yes No Response Yes Yes No No Response No No No No Yes No Yes No
17. State-level or statewide assessments in world languages or global/international education have been developed or are under development. No Response No No No No Yes Yes No No No Yes No No No No Yes No No Yes No No Yes No No No Unsure No No No No Unsure No Yes No
18. NCSSFL’s LinguaFolio initiative is being implemented at the state and/or local level. No Response Unsure Yes No Response Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Response No Yes Unsure Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Unsure
19. New or revised teacher certification requirements are in effect for world languages. No Response Yes Yes No Response Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
20. Current world language teacher certification is a K-12 licensure. Please identify other types of available licensure. No Response Unsure No No Response Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Response Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
21. Current teacher certification requirements address both commonly and less commonly taught languages. No Response Unsure Yes No Response Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
22. Current teacher certification requirements address American Sign Language (ASL). No Response Yes Yes No Response Yes No Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Response Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
23. Current teacher certification requirements include an Alternative Route to Certification Program (or similar program) for prospective world language teachers in the state. No Response Yes Yes No Response Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
24. Current teacher certification includes a visiting international teacher license or permit. No Response Unsure Yes No Response No Response Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No No Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
25. There are specific state-level recruitment and/or retention efforts for world language teachers. No Response Yes No No Response No Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Unsure Yes No No No No Response Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Unsure Yes No No
26. The state has one or more teacher evaluation systems in place in which world language teacher effectiveness is linked to student performance and/or proficiency via a measurement of student growth. If yes, please give a brief explanation of the state’s teacher effectiveness framework and insight into the measures being used to determine student growth. No Response No No No Response No Response No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Response Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Response Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
27. New publications/reports related to world language education or global/international education are available from the SEA. If yes, please enter the title and year of publication(s). No Response No No No Response No Yes No No No Yes No Yes No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Response Yes No No Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes No No
28. Other publications/reports of interest related to world language education or global/international education are available from the SEA. If yes, please enter the title and year of publication(s). No Response No No No Response No Yes Yes No No Yes No No Yes No No Yes No Response Yes Yes No No No Response No Yes No Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes No Yes
29. State- and/or district-level Foreign Language Assistance Program (FLAP) projects have been completed in the past and are available for public access. If yes, enter the title(s), language(s), date(s) completed and provide appropriate links No Response No Unsure No Response No No No Yes No Yes No No No Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
30. The SEA has received other grants or awards (federal, private, etc.) related to world language education or global/international education. If yes, please enter the title(s), funder(s) and languages(s). No Response No No Yes No No No Yes No Yes No Response No Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
31. The SEA has one or more official agreements (e.g., Memorandum of Understanding, teacher exchange) with one or more countries. No Response Yes No Yes No Response Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Response Yes Yes Yes No No Response Yes Yes Yes No Response No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
32. One or more other state-level global/international education initiatives exist. No Response No Unsure No Response No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No Unsure No Yes Yes No No No Response Yes No Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
33. State-level advocacy efforts exist for world language programs or global/international education programs. If yes, please enter the responsible organization and contact information. No Response Yes Yes No Response No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
34. One or more state, regional or local world language articulation projects exist that could be replicated in other states. (e.g., a National Foreign Language Resource Center project, a Flagship collaborative program). No Response No Yes No Response No No No No Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes No Unsure No Response Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No
35. Other current state-level initiatives or projects related to world languages or global/international education exist. If yes, please enter the initiative title(s)and language(s). No Response No No No Response No No Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No Response Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No No Yes No Response No Yes Yes Yes No Response Yes No
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