Schools are required to ask questions about students’ language backgrounds to ensure that all students receive the education services they need. Brightways will display an alert on the parent dashboard when a survey is required for one or more students in the family.

1) Click the Complete Home Language Surveys button to access the surveys.

parent dashboard alert

2) Click the Add button to add a survey for a student.

surveys list add

3) Fill out a home language survey for the student. If the student has been educated outside of the US two additional questions will be displayed regarding grades completed and the language of instruction.

empty survey

filled expanded survey

4) When the survey is complete review it for accuracy and then click the Sign Home Language Survey button. Once the survey is signed it cannot be modified or deleted.

sign survey

5) Click Confirm to finalize your electronic signature.

sign survey

6) The signature is displayed at the bottom of the completed survey. Completed surveys are also displayed on the family Home Language Surveys list.

sign survey

sign survey