Useful Information and Links for Families of English Language Learners



Declaration of Parents' Rights under No Child Left Behind Act.

Outlines the primary points of NCLB as they pertain to the rights of ALL children to a high-quality education.

Internet TESL Journal

Links of Interest to Students of English as a Second Language

Test my English

Free site that offers a mini-TOEFL exam to determine English proficiency

Altoona Community Health Center        

Clinic Hours: Monday 9-5 Tuesday 12-7 Wednesday 9-12 Thursday 9-5 Friday 9-5

Phone: 814-944-8012

This is a health care center funded by the federal government. This means that, even if you have no insurance, you can find medical help. The center is also income-based for those making an income. This health center can cover services such as checkups, treatment, pregnancy care (where applicable), immunizations and child care (where applicable), prescription medicine and mental and substance abuse where applicable. Contact them at the number provided for full details.  

GACTC Dental Assistant Progrm


Provides low-cost or free dental care to families. Call for more information.