Jill Kerper Mora has written a good article titled “From Ballot Box To The Classroom” on ballot initiatives to direct how English Language Learners are taught.

It begins this way:

“Using state ballot initiatives to regulate the education of language-minority students is like using a sledgehammer to repair a wristwatch.”

Thanks to CASLS InterCom for the tip. The Center For Applied Second Language Studies provides this free and excellent weekly e-bulletin . It gives a customized summary of information related to specific areas of your interest.  It’s on The Best Ways To Keep-Up With Current ELL/ESL/EFL News & Research list.