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2019 LAS Links Annual Assessment of English Learners
English Learners in Madison County Schools will take LAS Links, the annual state assessment for English language proficiency, between the dates of March 4 and April 16, 2019. LAS Links is the Mississippi Department of Education’s approved English Language Proficiency Test used to measure the yearly progress of English Learners.
LAS Links is a research-based English language proficiency assessment used to measure the speaking, listening, reading, writing, and comprehension skills of K–12 English Learners. Teachers and school administrators use results from LAS Links to help identify language development difficulties a student may have in English language acquisition in addition to using the assessment to track and monitor progress in attaining English language proficiency.
The vision of Velma Jackson High School, with the collective support of parents/guardians, teachers, staff and community, is to provide a safe environment with the best educational experience possible. We strive to meet, maintain & exceed successful status while preparing students with the academic & social skills necessary to attain college and career readiness.
-Build a team climate among administrators, teachers, staff, students & parents
-Provide effective instruction and safety nets to improve student engagement & achievement
-Increase SATP2/MAP Test Scores in every subject area
-Increase ACT & SAT Test Scores