Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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The English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21st Century (ELPA21) is a group of states committed to supporting educators, member states, and the public as they adopt and implement the English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards and college- and career-ready standards. ELPA21’s assessment system will provide information to inform instruction so that all English language learners (ELLs) leave high school prepared for college and career success.
2017-2018 ELPA21 - LiveBinders Link

>  Forthcoming in Spring 2018

ELPA21 Testing Window is January 29 - March 9, 2018.
For more information or contact ADE EL Assessment Specialist and ELPA21 representative, Dr. Alan D. Lytle, at or 501-682-4468. 
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Effective Date: September 1, 2014
Revised Date: March 28, 2018

For more information, please contact:

Hope Worsham, Director of Student Assessment
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Learning Services
Four Capitol Mall, Room 301-B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-4558
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