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The other issue in Arizona: Teachers with accents?

May
10

I hadn’t heard this until a segment on NPR today: Arizona is targeting schoolteachers who use heavily accented English. The Washington Post explores the issue and related linguistic studies, and the WSJ reports on the policy.

Click here to read the NPR commentary by Andrei Codrescu — or to listen to it in his own accent.

This entry was posted on Monday, May 10th, 2010 at 5:18 pm by Leah Rae. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
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