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TESOL Advocacy Day 2011

Christine Dahnke participates in TESOL Advocacy Day 2011 On June 6, 2011, Christine Dahnke joined 32 other TESOL members representing 25 U.S. based affiliates in Washington, DC for TESOL Advocacy Day 2011. This event featured a day of issue briefings … Continue reading

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TESOL Advocacy Day 2011

Help TESOL advocate for education policies that matter to you, your students, and the field! Join your colleagues from across the United States in Washington, DC on June 6-7 for TESOL Advocacy Day 2011. This year’s all-new expanded program includes … Continue reading

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History of SSTESOL Advocacy

The mission of the Sunshine State TESOL is to provide educators access to professional development, resources, and interactions and to provide leadership and advocacy in language policy issues. Background Decisions on social, political, and economic issues that affect teaching and … Continue reading

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Useful Sites for Advocacy and Legislative Contacts

Florida Department of Education http://www.fldoe.org/ Florida Department of Education –Legislative Highlights  http://www.fldoe.org/gr/ Florida Department of Education – State Board of Education http://www.fldoe.org/board/default.asp Florida Department of Education – State Board of Education (Meetings and Archives) http://www.fldoe.org/meetings/ Florida State Senate http://www.flsenate.gov Florida … Continue reading

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How to be an advocate

Demographically, Florida ranks third in the number of immigrants who have emigrated to the U.S. over the past twenty years. Until the Consent Decree of 1990, the myth that ESOL students were all concentrated in south Florida exacerbated many efforts … Continue reading

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