Article from Language Magazine written by Luis F. Suarez.
This article provides a GREAT summary of legal developments that have established precedents for current federal requirements to provide translation and interpretation services to students, parents, teachers and staff at public schools. The article also presents examples of specific tasks that translators and interpreters typically provide in order to facilitate communications between parents and school staff.
National Archives and Records Administration
Guidance to Federal Financial Assistance Recipients Regarding Title VI, Prohibition Against National Origin Discrimination Affecting Limited English Proficient Persons
Guide to Parent Involvement Under Title I, Part A of No Child Left Behind
Education and Title VI
Executive Order 13166
1970 Memorandum Regarding Language Minority Children