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preLAS - Minnesota's Approved preK screener for English Learner identification

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According to the revisions made by Minnesota law makers concerning the screening of multilingual learners in preschool (statute 124D.59 (a)), language proficiency screening requirements now include 3-year-olds, students in ECSE, and those enrolled in School Readiness Plus programs.

preLAS, an MDE approved assessment for early learners in Minnesota, provides a valid and reliable screening of English language proficiency for ages 3 – 5.

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DRC’s LAS Links Online may be used by Minnesota educators as an interim assessment to monitor student language acquisition in both English and Spanish.

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Minnesota Assessment Solutions Consultant
Michele Ruszkowski

Service Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm CT M-F