NC English Language Development Standards
View the slide deck on the left to learn more about The North Carolina English Language Development (ELD) Standard Course of Study is the WIDA ELD Standards. North Carolina is part of the WIDA Consortium for ELD Standards and Assessment. These standards represent the social and instructional language students use to engage with peers, educators, and the curriculum in schools. On March 4, 2021, the State Board of Education unanimously approved the 2020 Edition of the WIDA English Language Development (ELD) Standards. Implementation will begin with the 2022-2023 school year.