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The U.S. Common Core State Standards: TESOL’s Perspectives Locally & Globally

Deena Boraie
Deena Boraie

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Initiative is a significant education initiative in the United States and has been adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia. The CCSS cover English language arts and mathematics, and now there is … Continue reading

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TESOL and the CCSS: Let’s Not Give Up

Rosa Aronson
Rosa Aronson

Recently, the media have reported a mounting chorus against the U.S. Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Opponents of the CCSS state that the initiative is an intrusion of the Federal Government into local authority, that it’s really an attempt to … Continue reading

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CCSS for ESL Teachers: The Uncommon Can Become Common

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Anne Marie Foerster Luu

As a dedicated teacher and an advocate for ELs, it has been disheartening to again, in this recent iteration of standards movement, feel like the outsider and the last one invited to the conversation about Common Core. However, that has … Continue reading

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