Resources and Additional Information

Washington State Transitional Bilingual Instructional Program

The State Transitional Bilingual Instructional Program (STBIP) is the branch of the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) that provides funding through grants that help support the district’s ELD program.

STBIP with the involvement of parents, educators, and community, is committed to addressing the unique needs of students from linguistically and culturally diverse backgrounds and to help them achieve the high content and performance standards expected of all students in Washington State. The program helps English Language Learners (ELLs) to become proficient in English and to meet state learning standards.

For more information on TBIP or other services, student rights and resources please see links below:  


Learn more about TBIP:

Link to the Bilingual Education Program brochure for parent’s translated into 16 languages

Immigrant Students' Rights to Attend Public Schools and Know Your Rights (in 17 languages), A Guide for Public School Students in Washington:

Office for Civil Rights

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces a variety of federal statutes prohibiting discrimination by recipients of federal education funds. The OCR focuses on encouraging voluntary compliance with civil rights laws by providing policy guidance, staff training, and technical assistance.

STBIP Bilingual Education Program brochure for parent’s link:

Multilingual Resources for Parents

Your Child's Progress: Learning Goals for the School Year
A short handout that broadly covers learning expectations and basic information on state testing in grades K-10. Available for grades K–10 in the following languages: Cambodian | Chinese | Korean | Punjabi | Russian | Somali | Spanish | Tagalog | Vietnamese

How to file a complaint about Descrimination in a Washington Public School: