Arizona’s state school board has been in the news recently for banning ethnic studies programs. However, news has been less relentless about reporting their move to evaluate teacher fluency.
The Wall Street Journal reported that the state education department is examining comprehensible pronunciation and grammar. To me that sounds less about fluency, which can be measured objectively through assessments, and more about subjective perceptions of how well an individual with an accent is understood.
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