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Although the Modern Language Association reported a 6.9% decrease in college foreign language class enrollment in 2013, dual language elementary programs are on the...

A recent paper on the importance of policy implementation as it relates to educational standards by Ashley Jochim and Lesley Lavery explores the creation and implementation...

Kate Kinsella offers an action plan to encourage second language learners to participate in constructive classroom discussion A primary goal of English language development and...

Some states, such as Utah and California, very clearly allow students to opt out of annual testing for any reason, according to a research...

Timothy Shanahan reassesses the role of handwriting in literacy development My father, who had no more than an eighth-grade education, wrote in a beautiful Palmer...

Survey says most educators feel unprepared for CCSS, especially ELL teachers. As students return to school from the Summer break and districts scramble to prepare...

Hillary Wolfe recommends building strategic scaffolds to assist adolescent writing One of the biggest instructional shifts resulting from the Common Core State Standards is the...

Lawmakers in Oklahoma have voted to repeal Common Core Standards for English and Mathematics, despite their introduction in over 40 other states. The house voted...

Protesters in Sacramento, CA held a rally yesterday against the introduction of Common Core standards. Many California schools have already implemented changes and students...

Kate Kinsella advocates the use of narrow reading units as a portal to word knowledge and literate discourse I provide consultancy and professional...