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Paducah Public Schools Updates for March 16 - April 17 Closing
March 30
 Paducah Public Schools to Continue Non-Traditional Instruction and Tornado Takeout Through Spring Break, April 6-10
 
March 26
Students who have paper packets of assignments will turn in their completed assignments and pick up a new packet Friday, March 27. See the news summary below for bus schedules and specific instructions. 
 
March 20
In keeping with Governor Beshear’s recommendation that all Kentucky Schools stop in-person instruction, Paducah Public Schools Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) Days will be extended through Friday, April 17, 2020. This closure is a proactive approach to limit exposure to COVID-19 within our community.
 
Here is the schedule for the coming weeks:
March 23 – March 27 NTI Days
March 30 – April 3 NTI Days
April 6 - April 10  NTI Days
April 13 – April 17 NTI Days

As a school district, we are prepared to provide continuity of services for both learning and nutrition. Teachers will be providing instructional services using Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI). Our food service staff will continue preparing meals for delivery according to the schedule that is already in place.

Please see the district web site at www.paducah.kyschools.us  for the latest announcements regarding this developing situation.
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March 18
If you are a student or parent who needs help accessing Microsoft Teams at home, you can find instructions here. Look for "Microsoft Teams How To" at the bottom of the page. 
 
March 17
Paper packets will be delivered to students Wednesday, March 18 at the building where they attend schools. Online students will not receive paper packets. For a complete list of instructions and bus stops, see the link in the news summary below. 
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March 14, 2020
Paducah Public Schools will offer takeout meal delivery beginning Monday, March 16.

Beginning Tuesday, March 17, until further notice – buses will be at all stops from 10:30 - 11:00 AM.

All sites will serve breakfast and lunch. See the news summary below for a link to a list of Tornado Takeout stops.
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March 13, 2020
Information over the coming days/weeks will be sent to you via email and text message to the contact information in Infinite Campus, so having correct email and phone numbers for you is crucial.

If you are not receiving either text messages or e-mails from Paducah Public Schools, please access your Infinite Campus Parent Portal as soon as possible and update your contact information.  Click here to connect to the Campus Parent Portal.

If you don’t have a Parent Portal account, send an e-mail requesting your login information to: [email protected]

If you do not have email, please call 270-444-5600. 
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English Language Learning

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Definitions: Limited English Proficient and Immigrant

Limited English Proficient and Immigrant

Title IX – General Provisions
Part A - Definitions
Sec. 9101. Definitions

Limited English Proficient — The term ‘limited English proficient’, when used with respect to an individual, means an individual—
(A) who is aged 3 through 21;
(B) who is enrolled or preparing to enroll in an elementary school or secondary
school;
(C)(i) who was not born in the United States or whose native language is a language
other than English;
(ii)(I) who is a Native American or Alaska Native, or a native resident of the
outlying areas;
and
(II) who comes from an environment where a language other than English has
had a significant impact on the individual’s level of English language
proficiency; or
(iii) who is migratory, whose native language is a language other than English,
and who comes from an environment where a language other than English is
dominant; and
(D) whose difficulties in speaking, reading, writing, or understanding the English
language may be sufficient to deny the individual—
(i) the ability to meet the State’s proficient level of achievement on State
assessments described in section 1111(b)(3);
(ii) the ability to successfully achieve in classrooms where the language of
instruction is English; or
(iii) the opportunity to participate fully in society.

Title III – Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students
Part C – General Provisions
Sec. 3301. Definitions


Immigrant Children and Youth — The term ‘immigrant children and youth’ means individuals who—
(A) are aged 3 through 21;
(B) were not born in any State; and
(C) have not been attending one or more schools in any one or more States for more
than 3 full academic years.
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